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At Least 12 Dead in Mass Shooting at The Dark Knight Rises Midnight Show

Truth rating: 10

By Daniel Gates

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A gunman wearing a gas mask and bullet proof vest opened fire at a midnight screening of The Dark Knight Rises in Aurora, Colorado, killing at least a dozen people and injuring as many as 50 more in one of the worst shooting sprees in recent American history.

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The horror occurred at the Century Aurora 16 outside Denver.

The gunman reportedly tossed tear gas into the movie theater and walked up the aisle, killing indiscriminately.

A 24-year-old suspect named James Holmes was captured and arrested at the scene.

Police say he had at least a rifle, a shotgun and two handguns.

Gossip Cop will have updates on this stunning tragedy.

Some of the mayhem following the shootings was captured in the video below.

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