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Aurora, Colorado Mass Shooting in Movie Theater 2012

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Aurora, Colorado Mass Shooting in Movie Theater 2012


Here are some facts about this case of a mass shooting at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado in 2012.

  • The perpetrator in this mass shooting is named James Holmes.
  • He is a drop out Ph.D. candidate in Neuroscience.
  • He is currently 34 years old and incarcerated in prison.
  • He committed his murderous crimes in 2012 at 25 years old.
  • James Holmes is responsible for the death or injury of over 50 people.
  • In a mass shooting, he opened fire in a full movie theater showing of The Dark Knight Rises in Aurora, Colorado.
  • Victims who died included several people with an average age range of 23 - 27 years old but also a 6 year old child.
  • The pregnant mother of the 6 year old girl was 25 years old at the time of the shooting and she survived, but she became paralyzed and she had a miscarriage.
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