BREAKING NEWS: GUNMAN OPENS FIRE IN MOVIE THEATER; 12 DEAD, 50 INJURED
A heavily armed gunman opened fire in the middle of a packed midnight screening of “The Dark Knight Rises” … killing at least a dozen moviegoers and wounding 50 others in Aurora, Colorado.
According to multiple reports … the suspect had several weapons, and was wearing a bulletproof vest when he entered the theater. Witnesses say the man tossed a smoke bomb into the crowd before he started shooting.
Police arrested the suspect in the movie theater parking lot — and multiple reports say he is 24 years old. Police and federal agents swarmed around the man’s home — and evacuated the building after the suspect “made a statement about explosives” in his apartment.
The suspect reportedly had a rifle and a shotgun on him when he was arrested, and a third weapon was recovered inside the theater.
At this point, police say there is no evidence of a second gunman