On July 20, 2012, a man wearing police-style body armor killed 12 people and injured 70 during a midnight showing of “The Dark Knight Rises” in the Denver suburb of Aurora. James Holmes, a former neuroscience graduate student, pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity in the shootings. His attorneys say he was gripped by a psychotic episode. Here are things to know on the second anniversary Sunday:
Lawyers for the Colorado theater shooting suspect who killed 12 people during a showing of the latest Batman film “The Dark Knight Rises” have indicated their client might plead not guilty by reason of insanity.
By Dan Elliott
It was just hours after a Colorado movie theater shooting, and James Holmes was not acting like a man accused of methodically planning the attack that killed 12 people.
Prosecutors in northern Mexico say a man wearing a ski mask and carrying a gun robbed two theaters showing the Batman movie “The Dark Knight Rises.”
A US judge has issued a rare order preventing the University of Colorado Denver from releasing records about suspected Aurora cinema shooter James Holmes.