A group of friends are overcome with emotion as they gather outside Gateway High School, Friday July 20, 2012, in Aurora, Colo. They received news that their friend was killed during a shooting early Friday inside the Aurora movie theater. A gunman wearing a gas mask set off an unknown gas and fired into the crowded movie theater killing 12 people and injuring at least 50 others, authorities said. (AP Photo/The Denver Post, RJ Sangosti)
Official: Colorado shooting suspect was former med student (video)
AURORA, Colo. -- A former medical student in a gas mask barged into a crowded Denver-area theater during a midnight showing of the Batman movie on Friday, hurled a gas canister and then opened fire, killing 12 people and injuring at least 50 others in one of the deadliest mass shootings in recent U.S. history.
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