The Colorado Shooter, James Eagan Holmes, killed 12 people during the midnight screenings of the new Batman film “The Dark Knight Rises”, with ten dying at the scene and two in local hospitals.
The injured were treated at Children’s Hospital Colorado, Parker Adventist Hospital, Denver Health Medical Center, Rose Medical Center, The Medical Center of Aurora, Swedish Hospital and University Hospital, as well as at a makeshift hospital set up at the scene of the attack.
The Arapahoe County Coroner’s Office listed the killed as Rebecca Wingo, Jonathan T. Blunk, Alexander J. Boik, Alexander Teves, Jesse E. Childress, Alex M. Sullivan, Gordon Cowden, Veronica Moser-Sullivan, Jessica Ghawi, Micayla Medek, John T. Larimer and Matthew McQuinn. The cause of death in all cases was related to gunshot wounds.
Yesterday, officials disarmed some trip wires and explosive devices using a fire department hook and ladder truck in order to create an entry point into the apartment usable by a robot.
President Barack Obama is due to meet with families of the victims and local officials on July 22, 2012.