Judge William Blair Sylvester has granted the office of District Attorney Carol Chambers one week longer than the usual 72 hours to press charges.
According to official statements at a press conference police have gained access to suspect James Holmes’ apartment after detonating or disarming a number of improvised explosive and incendiary devices.
I worked in a Thornton, Colo. movie theater for one summer, during which we weren’t faced with anything close to the shooting at Aurora’s Century 16 complex. However, I think we were similarly prepared for one, which is to say not at all.
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James Holmes, the 24 year-old former PhD student accused of opening fire on a theatre full of movie goers early this morning, allegedly possessed four firearms with him during the attack. 9News Denver is reporting that Holmes purchased the weapons legally, but what exactly are Colorado’s gun laws?
At 12:39 a.m, dozens of 911 calls were made to police reporting a shooting in an Aurora, Colo. movie theater. The current victim figures are now at 71 shot, 12 dead. James Holmes has been named as the suspected gunman.
As the day progresses, and more information comes out about the shooting, students on the CSU campus are continuing to react to the news coming out of Aurora.