James Holmes Identified as Colorado Shooting Suspect

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James Holmes has been identified as the suspect who opened fire inside a Colorado movie theater early this morning, injuring over 50 attendees and killing at least 12 people on hand to watch a screening of The Dark Knight Rises.

The 24-year old is in police custody.

Sources say Holmes is a former University of Colorado School of Medicine student who dropped out last month. He does not have a criminal record, nor does he appear to possess ties to any terrorist organization.

Authorities raided Holmes' Denver-area apartment today and reportedly found what appeared to be "buckets of extra ammunition" and some kind of chemical inside his home.

Eerily enough, a woman from California called in to ABC News a short while ago and confirmed that Holmes, her son, is almost definitely the culprit.

"You have the right person," the San Diego resident said, adding that she would be calling the police and flying to Colorado.

In the wake of this tragedy, Warner Bros. has canceled the Paris red carpet premiere of The Dark Knight Rises tonight and sent out its thoughts and prayers to the families of the victims.

UPDATE: The University of Colorado has released the following photo of James Holmes:

James Holmes Picture
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@2.jerry You such an annoying(couldve used more foul words) pr*ck-rac*st. You are the sorta people america has a problem with.


The families have requested that the media stop giving the murderer free publicity (and encouraging more murders) by constantly posting his name and photo. Please stop the irresponsible and disrespectful behavior. How about posting the names of the heroes who died saving their loved ones? What are *their* names?


THis is not white suburban america, I was shocked that not a single african amirican was killed. This suburb is the central city of the black community in colorado, this theatre I attend often and as a white male I always feel like the minority at this theatre. The mere statistics should have resulted in a highr number of minority deaths. If I dare say this, I think it might have been a blessing he did not kill a room full of african americans, this may have only made worse a country still stuggling with racial issues. But still shocked that in a dark theatre he did not by pure chance kill I minority, specifically a black patron ,being so many attend this theatre?


To the Director of Nowhere--Patient 237794: You're right! There are many more mentally ill folks, especially YOU, little nutjob who spends their time making ridiculous comments such as this one below! Who are you fooling? You're that inmate from the Criminally Insane Ward they've been hunting for the past seven days. Give yourelf up "Director" (Ha!)--Dr. Wendelstein has a squeezee toy and a box of skittles for you and if you're real good you can sit in the padded playroom and enjoy! Now be a good boy! The smiling orderlies are waiting for you at Happy Acres.


Forgot to add: Why is he in solitary?
Let 'em at him.


1. Hand him over to the victims families. 2. Take his photo off the media


another Miley hater on the wrong thread.my god is there anyone on here that is not special needs.


@Phil E. Drifter Do us all a favor and...drift away! Matter-of-fact, I'll open the window for ya and watch you fly out! Bon Voyage!


I couldn't care less what Miley Cyrus thinks, she doesn't know a goddamn thing about 'the establishment.' I want to know why he's using a photoshop of a pic of hers to put behind him like he has it next to the porn he watches on the computer so when he jacks off he can fool himself into thinking it's HER doing it. That's what I see with that pic. and i think it's shopped czu yeah the real weirdness around the break between his head and hers.

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