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Published on July 21st, 2012 | by Technable


Police Identify Suspect in ‘Dark Knight’ Theater Shooting


he Aurora Police Department has apprehended and identified the suspect in the early Friday Dark Knight shooting as James Holmes, 24, from North Aurora. He was born Dec. 13, 1987.

Twelve people were killed and another 38 wounded when a gunman burst into a cinema in Aurora, Colo., activated some sort of smoke device and started shooting at people.

Police officers found the suspect near a car behind the theater. A gas mask, rifle, handgun and at least another weapon were found there, too.

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The suspect “did not resist. He did not put up a fight,” according to police spokesman Frank Fania.

The suspect’s motives are unknown.

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