AURORA, Colo. - Six hospitals across the metro area are treating patients from the deadly shooting at a movie theater near the Aurora Mall.
Witnesses said a gunman set off a smoke bomb of some sort in the theater, then opened fire, during a midnight showing of "The Dark Knight Rises."
Police said 10 people died in the theater, two died at nearby hospitals. The Police Department previously released a preliminary number of 14 dead, but only 12 can be confirmed at this time. Approximately 50 total persons were shot, including the deceased.
The injured range in age from 3 months old to 45 years old. Many were rushed immediately to hospitals in police cars by responding officers.
Police arrested one man in the parking lot of the theater. The Scripps station in Denver has confirmed the suspect is 24-year-old James Holmes.