Colorado’s dark night: 12 killed, 59 wounded in theater shooting

July 20, 2012 at 7:00 pm in The Dickinson Press

AURORA, Colo. (AP) A gunman wearing a gas mask and black SWAT gear hurled a gas canister inside a crowded movie theater during a midnight showing of the new Batman movie Friday and then opened fire, killing 12 people and wounding nearly 60 others in an attack so bizarre that some moviegoers at first thought they were watching Hollywood special effects. Continue Reading