There's an account in today's Denver Post of the huge problems first responders faced early Friday when they got to the scene of the shooting rampage at an Aurora, Colo., movie theater where 12 people were killed and 58 others wounded.
According to the Post:
Originally published on Wed July 25, 2012 4:02 pm
Update at 5:36 p.m. ET. U.S. Attorney Will Investigate:
During a press conference today, Mayor Tom Tait asked for calm. He also said that the Office of the U.S. Attorney had agreed to investigate the shootings.
"The first step is to get to the truth," Tait said according to the Orange County Register. "That takes some time and patience, and that's what I'm asking for."
Our Original Post Continues:
Last week’s deadly shooting in an Aurora movie theater has drawn comparisons to Colorado’s other memorable tragedy, Columbine. A lot of things have changed since 1999 – including the way such events are reported in the media.