2012 Aurora shooting
|2012 Aurora Shooting|
The Century 16 Theatre where the shooting happened
July 20, 2012 |
12:38 a.m. – 12:45 a.m. (MST)
|Weapons||Assault rifle, shotgun, handgun, tear gas|
|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.