The following CNN crime news video is about the Aurora, Colorado mass shooting at a movie theater. James Holmes killed 12 victims who were watching the “Dark Knight Rises” Batman movie at a midnight screening. 59 other people suffered gunshot injuries. Holmes is in police custody.
In this video, Randi Kaye runs down a list of known victims of this tragedy who are known to be dead.
The first is Jessica Ghawi, who was an aspiring sports reporter who was interning in the Denver area for FOX.
Alex Sullivan was also killed. Family members released a statement saying that today was Alex’s 27th birthday. Alex has been married for one year and was about to celebrate his first anniversary.
Matt McQuinn is one of the heroes in this story. He covered his girlfriend, possibly saving her. But Matt was killed in this shooting.
John Larimer was an active-duty Navy sailor and was serving at his first post there in Colorado.
There are 8 more victims who died in this tragedy. Their names are expected to be released later in the day on July 21, 2012.