President Barack Obama Responds to the "The Dark Knight Rises" Screening Shooting
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2012
Explore-Talent announced the release of a new article today about President Barack Obama's statement regarding the shooting in Colorado.
The article, titled, "President Barack Obama Responds to the 'The Dark Knight Rises' Screening Shooting," explains that in a shocking turn of events, movie-goers in Colorado fell victim to a gunman who started shooting at a screening of "The Dark Knight Rises." Fans of the Batman franchise in Aurora, Colorado were watching a midnight screening of "The Dark Knight" when 24-year-old medical student, James Holmes, who just recently withdrew from pursuing a Ph.D. in neuroscience from the University of Colorado, threw tear gas inside the theater, and then started walking up and down isles shooting at movie watchers, according to authorities. As a result, 12 people were killed and 50 were injured, according to authorities.
The shooter was captured by police in the parking lot of the theater. According to ABC News, he was still in gear resembling the villain in the movie, " wearing a bullet-proof vest, riot helmet and gas mask and, according to police."
In response to this, President Barack Obama issued a statement, saying: "Michelle and I are shocked and saddened by the horrific and tragic shooting in Colorado . . . As we do when confronted by moments of darkness and challenge, we must now come together as one American family. All of us must have the people of Aurora in our thoughts and prayers as they confront the loss of family, friends, and neighbors, and we must stand together with them in the challenging hours and days to come."
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