James Holmes Batman Mass Shooting FBI search suspects flat, Aurora Colorado Century Theatre
As night fell on Aurora, Colo., following a shooting rampage at a movie theater that left 12 people dead, police continue to investigate suspect James Holmes and provide assistance to the victims and their loved ones. After reducing the number of casualties by one, from 71 to 70 (58 instead of 59 injured), Aurora Police Chief Daniel Oates announced at a press conference tonight that the bodies of the 10 people who died at the Century 16 multiplex have been removed from the scene. Two others died at area hospitals earlier today. Holmes was taken into custody roughly 10 minutes after allegedly opening fire with an assault rifle at around 12:30 am Mountain Time, 25 minutes into a packed 12:05 am screening of The Dark Knight Rises. Oates then shed light on how Holmes came to be in possession of the rifle, shotgun and two handguns, one of which was found in his vehicle after the shooting. MORE: Will The Dark Knight Rises be too tough to watch now? The 24-year-old, originally from Riverside, Calif., legally purchased four guns during the past 60 days from local shops, as well as multiple magazines—each one holding up to 100 rounds, for a total of 6000 rounds of ammunition—off the Internet. Neighbors say he lived alone and kept to himself, Oates said. Holmes, who had been a graduate student in the neurosciences department at the University of Colorado since June 2011, recently left the school via "voluntary separation." Meanwhile, according to Oates, authorities are still trying <b>...</b>
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