About 50 people were shot — 12 fatally — early Friday when shots rang out at an Aurora movie theater during a premiere showing of the new Batman movie.
A 24-year-old man in is custody and an apartment building in north Aurora connected to the suspect was being evacuated and searched for possible explosives, according to Police Chief Dan Oates.
Several federal sources identified the suspect as James Holmes, NBC reported.
Ten people died at the scene and four others died at hospitals.
Around 12:39 a.m., police received multiple reports of the shooting at the theater, located at 14300 E. Alameda Ave., and arrived at the theater minutes later, according to Aurora police. . .