14 Dead, 50 Injured in Shooting at Colorado Movie Theater
At least 14 people were killed and 50 wounded when a masked gunman opened fire during an early Friday morning screening of the new Batman movie "The Dark Knight Rises" at an Aurora, Colorado, Theater.
According to Fox, the suspect, believed to be a lone gunman, kicked down an emergency door at the Century 16 theater, threw in some type of a smoke bomb and when moviegoers started to run, he began shooting.
Witnesses say they heard series of explosions and up to 20 gunshots after the scene grew chaotic. About 100 witnesses were taken to a local high school to be questioned by police.Police, ambulances and emergency crews swarmed on the Aurora, Colo., theater after frantic 911 calls around 12:30 a.m. local time.
The suspect reportedly fired shots inside the theater and fled to the parking lot where he was confronted by police and taken into custody.GistOnly