**Live police radio: http://www.radioreference.com/apps/audio/?action=wp&feedId=43 (posted 1:44AM 20/07)
Twelve cinema-goers are reported to have been killed and 20 hurt at a cinema in the Colorado city of Aurora during a midnight showing of the new Batman film, The Dark Knight Rises.
Local media also report that two gunmen, believed to have been wearing gas masks, went on the rampage. Further reports confirmed that a blast went off at the Century 16 cinema in Aurora, leaving several injured.
Police said they were hunting an Indian male and began a manhunt at a local mall.
"The number of injured is unclear right now," Al Boe, journalist at BNO News, told IBTimes UK on Twitter. "An explosion definitely went off but early reports said shots were fired. Multiple injuries"
Many children are feared among the casualties. Fox News has reported that a baby shoot at close range.
A second device may have been located in the parking lot of the theatre, according to police radio. Explosive K9's are on scene.
Read more: http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/articles/365147/20120720/aurora-dark-knight-rises-batman-colorado-shooting.htm#ixzz219OT0tD0
In: World News
Tags: aurora, batman, dark, knight, rises, shooting,
Location: Aurora, Colorado, United States (load item map)
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