Friday, July 20, 2012

Photos of possible victim of Aurora shooting

Posted By on Fri, Jul 20, 2012 at 9:45 AM

  • themurderator

A user on reddit, going by the unfortunate name themurderator, about three hours ago posted photos of wounds he says he obtained in the shooting at The Dark Knight Rises premiere in Aurora.

"i am one of the 50 wounded in the aurora theatre shooting," reads the post's headline. "here are a few photos of my very lucky but nonethless terrifying brush with death. my thoughts go out to those less fortunate than me."

In a second message written hours before the images were posted, the user writes, "no one will believe me until i post the picture, but i was there and i was shot... well, grazed really. i'm doing all right just a little shook up. me and my girlfriend waited unrtil it seemed the shooting was finished so we were some of the last people out of the theatre and there was a lot of blood. i will do an [Ask-Me-Anything] once i am out of the hospital."

Deadspin writes about an up-and-coming sportscaster, Jessica Ghawi, who was killed. "KEN5 in San Antonio received confirmation from family members," says the blog. "Ghawi had recently moved to Denver from San Antonio, according to the TV station."

Her last tweet to a friend was, "MOVIE DOESN'T START FOR 20 MINUTES."

The Denver Post reports that 12 people were killed last night, and 38 59 wounded.

Police say the suspect "appeared" at the front of one of the theaters showing "The Dark Knight Rises." Witnesses told The Post he entered through an emergency exit at the right front of the Theater 9 less than 10 minutes into the film.

The suspect then threw some type of explosive and started shooting into the packed theater.

The man had a rifle, a handgun and a gas mask when police arrested him. At this time, police have no evidence that there are any additional suspects involved in the shooting.

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