Dark Knight Rises Shooting: James Holmes Movie Theater Tragedy Mirrors Batman and Bane


At a midnight showing of The Dark Knight Rises in Aurora, Color., an armed man in a gas mask entered the theater through an emergency exit. He released a teargas bomb, then proceeded to shoot people in the audience. The shooter, identified as 24-year-old James Holmes, killed 12 and injured at least 50 before being arrested “without a struggle” by authorities.