2012 Aurora shooting

2012 Aurora shooting
File:The Century 16 theater in Aurora CO - Shooting location.jpg
The Century 16 Theatre where the shooting happened
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DateJuly 20, 2012
12:38 a.m. – 12:45 a.m. (MST)
Attack type
Mass shooting
WeaponsAssault rifle, shotgun, handgun, tear gas
Non-fatal injuries
PerpetratorJames Eagan Holmes

The 2012 Aurora shooting took place in Aurora, Colorado on 20 July 2012. Gunman James Eagan Holmes shot dead 12 people and wounded 58 others at The Dark Knight Rises premiere at a movie theater. He was arrested a few minutes later. He is in prison waiting for his trial to start in October 2014.