A gunman killed 12 and injured 58 others during a midnight showing of the Batman movie 'Dark Knight' Century Aurora 16 Multiplex. Shooting suspect James Holmes is being held in Arapahoe County Jail.
Payment decisions are complete and the victims of the Aurora theater shooting will receive money in the coming days. The Aurora Victim Relief Fund has collected $5,338,360.32 between when the mass shooting occurred on July 20 and the deadline to donate, Nov. 15.
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The man charged with killing 12 people and wounding 58 others at an Aurora, Colo., movie theater on July 20 threatened a University of Colorado psychiatrist about six weeks before the massacre and was barred from campus "as a result of those actions," according to local prosecutors.
They also say in court documents released this morning that James Holmes' alleged threat was reported to university police at the time.
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The deadly movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado has become a key issue in at least two tight congressional races in that battleground state. Since the attacks, two Democratic candidates - running in districts in and around Aurora - have called for stricter gun laws. But Republicans have accused them of trying to politicize the tragedy.