Witnesses to the shooting at the Aurora, Co. theater showing of "Dark Knight Rises" took to social media -- YouTube, Reddit and Twitter -- to share their experiences.
One man, Scottsdale Ariz.'s Darrel Rubin, begged on Twitter for his friend, Jessi Ghawi, to answer her phone . Her last Tweet had been "... MOVIE DOESN'T START FOR 20 MINUTES. " An hour later, Rubin Tweeted, " Crush. My dear friend Jessi Ghawi ... was murdered last night in the movie shooting. I am sick. She is gone. "
CBC News Community put together this collection of more heartbreaking eyewitness accounts, below.
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