Tomorrow will be the 1st anniversary of the mass shootout at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado. The gunman was eventually apprehended and identified as James Holmes who at this time, through his attorneys had pleaded guilty by reason of insanity so as to avoid the death penalty. No actual trial date had been set yet but it appears that it’ll occur sometime this year. I’ll be reblogging this article of mine so as to enable any reader to reminisce and ponder in retrospect ,the events of that fateful night. My thoughts and prayers are to the victims and their families and friends.
It was supposed to be a scheduled advanced movie screening of a much awaited Batman series franchise film called “The Dark Knight Rises”. Folks would come in droves with their tickets,decked out in various Batman character-related costumes, all supposed to be having a great time. The movie promises a lot of action scenes and special effects. Everything was moving along until hell broke loose last night in a movie theater located in Aurora,Colorado,USA(a suburb of Denver).
As of this moment, initial reports stated that a lone shooter in full combat gear quietly came out from the sides inside the theater while the movie was going on. He then slowly climbed up onto the stage and facing the audience began shooting away in all directions,resulting in a mass shootout.
Initially, not everyone had caught on with the firing since the movie itself had very loud special efects so in a way, folks…
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