Daily Commentary – Monday, August 6, 2012 – Another Lawsuit in the Colorado Movie Shooting Tragedy

  • Mother of shooting victim Rebecca Wingo has filed suit against the Century 16 Theater citing lack of security

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Daily Commentary – Friday, August 3, 2012 – Speculating on the Colorado Shooters Sanity Can Be Dangerous

  • According to Wendy Murphy’s article in the Patriot Ledger
  • there is no PROOF John Holmes is mentally ill … yet

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Daily Commentary – Thursday, July 26, 2012 – James Holmes Notebook Outlining Plans for the Shooting Delayed in the Mail Center at CU, Found After the “Dark Knight Rising” Movie Massacre

  • James Holmes sent a notebook to a Psychiatrist at CU detailing his plans. Does the University hold any culpability?

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From FOX News, Movie massacre suspect sent chilling notebook to psychiatrist before attack.

James Holmes, the individual accused of murdering 12 at last Friday’s midnight “Dark Knight Rising” movie massacre in Colorado, according to Fox News mailed a notebook “full of details about how he was going to kill people” to a University of Colorado psychiatrist before the attack. However, the package sat unopened in a mail room for up to a week before its discovery Monday. Good grief. Had this package been delivered, could the massacre have been averted? The notebook is now in possession of the FBI. Jammie Wearing Fool brings up a good point, it was obvious that James Holmes sent this enough in advance as a cry out for help. Holmes had no idea that the package would never be delivered and collect dust in the mail room. Did Holmes take this as no one taking him seriously and go through on his promise of violence?

Inside the package was a notebook full of details about how he was going to kill people,” the source told FoxNews.com. “There were drawings of what he was going to do in it — drawings and illustrations of the massacre.”

Among the images shown in the spiral-bound notebook’s pages were gun-wielding stick figures blowing away other stick figures.

The source said police and FBI agents were called to the University of Colorado Anschutz medical campus in Aurora on Monday morning after the psychiatrist, who is also a professor at the school, reported receiving a package believed to be from the suspect. Although that package turned out to be from someone else and harmless, a search of the Campus Services’ mailroom turned up another package sent to the psychiatrist with Holmes’ name in the return address, the source told FoxNews.com.

A second law enforcement source said authorities got a warrant from a county judge and took the package away Monday night. When it was opened, its chilling contents were revealed.

The first source on Tuesday told FoxNews.com the package had been in the mailroom since July 12, though another source who confirmed the discovery to FoxNews.com could not say if the package arrived prior to Friday’s massacre. It was not clear why it had not been delivered to the psychiatrist.

Wow, just wow. As Wizbang aptly stated, “did the postal failure prevent someone from alerting authorities about a student going “postal.”

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The Dana Pretzer Show – Wednesday, July 25, 2012 – With Special Guests Clint Van Zandt, Dr. Dale Archer and Robin Sax Discussing James Holmes and the Dark Knight Movie Massacre in Aurora, CO


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Daily Commentary – Tuesday, July 24, 2012 – Heroes Emerge From the Tragedy in Aurora Colorado

  • Selfless acts of heroism and remarkable stories emerge in the aftermath of the shooting in Aurora Colorado

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Massacre … Mass Murder at Premiere of “The Dark Knight Rises” at Aurora, CO Movie Theater … 14 Dead, 50 Injured, Suspect Arrested (UPDATE: Suspects Name James Holmes, 12 Dead)

Mass murder in Aurora, CO at the Century 16 Movie Theaters at the Aurora Town Center.

Movie goers went to the movies to escape reality to see the the much anticipated sequel in the Dark Knight series, instead tragedy struck.  A gunman dressed in black, wearing a bullet proof vest, gas mask and possessed multiple firearms opened fire in the movie theater as the the new Batman movie, “The Dark Knight Rises” began. Witnesses described the events that there was a shootout scene in the movie, then all hell broke loose. After releasing what was described as tear gas, the gunman opened fire on a frantic audience killing 14 and injuring at least 50 more people.  The movie theater shooting victims are between the ages of 3 months old to adults. Sadly. many of the injured are in critical condition and the death toll could rise.

Cell Phone video of chaos after shooting

The shooting suspect was apprehended by police in a rear parking lot of the theater without a struggle. This same has not been released; however, he is said to be a 24 year old, white male. The gunman was reported to have had three guns. The police are searching the suspects home for explosives.

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms agents have searched the suspect’s car and went to his home to search for explosives, agency spokesman Tom Mangan said. They also are conducting emergency traces on the weapons used to see how they were obtained, he said

Tragic account of incident including little girl shot dead

UPDATE I: Carnage in Colorado

Witnesses said that the man appeared at the front of the theater with a rifle, handgun and gas mask. The man then threw a canister that released some kind of gas, after which a hissing sound ensued, and he then opened fire on the crowd packed into the early-morning screening of the film, according to people in the theater at the time.

“We were maybe 20 or 30 minutes into the movie and all you hear, first you smell smoke, everybody thought it was fireworks or something like that, and then you just see people dropping and the gunshots are constant,” witness Christ Jones told ABC’s Denver affiliate KMGH. “I heard at least 20 to 30 rounds within that minute or two.”

UPDATE II: Fox News has reported this morning that the suspects name under arrest in the mass shooting in Aurora, CO is James Holmes. Also reported at ABC News.  More from WNCT, 24 year old James Holmes in custody.

AURORA, Colo. – Then man in custody for a mass shooting at a Colorado movie theater has been identified as 24-year-old James Holmes.

Police say atleast 12 people are dead and 50 injured following the shooting in Aurora.

UPDATE III: The Death toll is being revised down to 12 victims.

A 24-year-old man in is custody and an apartment building in north Aurora connected to the suspect was being evacuated and searched for possible explosives, according to Police Chief Dan Oates.

Several federal sources identified the suspect as James Holmes, NBC reported.

Ten people died at the scene and four others died at hospitals.

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