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    Mass murder at Batman movie

    At least 14 confirmed killed at Dark Knight Rises premiere shooting in Colorado movie theater — RT

    It was reported that at least 14 people were killed and 50 wounded at the new Batman movie. This occurred at a midnight premier of The Dark Knight Rises. Movie goers were shot, and the suspect may have used explosive and tear gas devices. One suspect was arrested.
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    HOLY CRAP!

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    Just got back to my JD from this. Chaos, but that was expected. All LEO's are okay though. Prayers to the victims and their families.
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    Thoughts and prayers to all of the victims families.
    It still boggles my mind as to why people like this commit such horrendous acts of violence.

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    Horrible. Thoughts to the victims and their families.

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    Thoughts and prayers to all involved.




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    Wow. This sucks.
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    My brothers and sisters in Colorado will certainly be glad when this year is over. Prayers for the victims.
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    We can't catch a break here in Colorado. My brothers and sisters in the Metro area, keep your head on a swivel while you clear that place and his apt.

    This is why I carry a gun when I go out. Every. Time. From then news report, he folded like a deck of cards when the guns were pointed at him in the parking lot by our brothers and sisters.

    That place needed a sheepdog last night. My prayers go out to all involved.
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    It's an incredibly chaotic scene, but I'd say the police and dispatcher did a phenomenal job. The radio traffic was generally incredibly concise and clear.

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    I was following this from the word go last night when the news started rolling in. By the time I got home and turned on tv coverage this morning, the idiot speculators had taken over, so it was definitely time for bed.

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    This was the same dispatcher it sounds like who was on the metro patched interop channel that all responders came onto. She did an unbelievable job even when the hundreds of mutual aid guys came onto her air.
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    Terrible, terrible news...thoughts go out to the victims, families and all first responders to the job.I've read how it went down in the media here, very sad.

    I had to shake my head at a morning show here today whilst waiting for the news broadcast. During a cross to nearby the scene, the anchor asked this of the reporter:
    "How are the movie-goers? Were they aware of what was happening, or did they think it was part of the movie?" Are you F$%king kidding me?? An idiot talking for the sake of listening to their own voice...
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    Hawk, apparently at the very beginning some people did think it was special effects for the midnight showing. He opened with a smoke bomb and opened fire during a gunfight that was on screen. People didn't know to duck until it was too late.
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