Steve Inskeep talks to local NBC reporter Jeremy Jojola about Friday's shooting at a theater in Aurora, Colo. To be on the safe side, neighbors were evacuated from the area near the suspect's apartment.
In the Denver suburb of Aurora, a gunman opened fire in a packed movie theater where the new Batman film was premiering. So far, authorities confirm the deaths of 12 people. Many in the theater didn't register at first that the gunfire wasn't on the movie screen.
At least 12 people are dead after a gunman walked into a movie theater in Aurora, Colo. For more on the shooting, Steve Inkseep talks to Howard Pankratz, a veteran reporter with the Denver Post. He covered the mass shooting at Columbine High School in 1999.
A gunman wearing a gas mask set off an unknown gas and fired into a crowded movie theater in suburban Denver at a midnight opening of the Batman movie The Dark Knight Rises. At least 12 people were killed.
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