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12 killed, 38 injured in Denver movie theater shooting

07-21-2012 00:45 BJT

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A mass shooting happened in the US state of Colorado.

Police have searched the home of the suspect who killed at least 12 people and wounded 38 others when he opened fire on moviegoers at a showing of new Batman film "The Dark Knight Rises" outside of Denver early Friday.

U.S. law enforcement officials have identified the suspect as James Holmes, a 24 years old white American male.

Witnesses said he was wearing a gas mask during the shooting and set off an unknown gas in the theatre. Holmes is in police custody, and the FBI says there is no indication the incident is tied to any terrorist groups.

A mass shooting has occurred at a movie theatre in the United States, 12 people
killed, 38 injured.

A mass shooting has occurred at a movie theatre in the United States, 12 people
killed, 38 injured.

A mass shooting has occurred at a movie theatre in the United States, 12 people
killed, 38 injured.

 

 

 

Editor:Zhang Jianfeng |Source: CNTV.CN

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