The suspected gunman,James Holmes,who opened fire at a packed midnight showing of the new Batman film ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ (TDKR) in a Denver suburb in Colorado on Friday appeared to have obtained guns and ammunition legally in the two months leading up to the rampage,police said.
My understanding is all weapons he possessed,he possessed legally. All ammunition he possessed,he possessed legally,Aurora Police Chief Dan Oates told a news conference,adding that he had purchased four guns at local gun shops within the past 60 days and bought 6,000 rounds of ammunition.
Eleven still critical in Colorado ‘Batman’ shooting
Eleven of the 70 people injured in the shooting rampage remained in critical condition on Friday evening,police said.
Aurora Police Chief Dan Oates said that of the 70 casualties,12 had died and 58 were injured. Of that number,30 remained hospitalized,he said.