2012 Aurora shooting

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2012 Aurora shooting
The Century 16 theater in Aurora CO - Shooting location.jpg
The Century 16 Theatre where the shooting happened
Location Aurora, Colorado
Date July 20, 2012
12:38 a.m. – 12:45 a.m. (MST)
Attack type
Mass shooting
Weapons Assault rifle, shotgun, handgun, tear gas
Deaths 12
Non-fatal injuries
Perpetrator James Eagan Holmes

The 2012 Aurora shooting took place in Aurora, Colorado on 20 July 2012. Gunman James Eagan Holmes shot dead 12 people and wounded 58 others at The Dark Knight Rises premiere at a movie theater. He was arrested a few minutes later. He is in prison waiting for his trial to start in October 2014.

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