Ten peoples are dead after shooting at Batman film ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ premiere in Denver suburb, a local radio reports.
According to local reports, apparently someone threw tear gas & shot several people dead in a movie theater in Denver because the new Batman movie was sold out.
The film is the final in a trilogy. The previous films broke box office records and won Academy Awards.
Tickets went so fast for the midnight shows at UA Colorado Center in Denver that a 3:30 a.m. showing had to be added, Regal Entertainment Group officials said.
Police spokeswoman Cassidee Carlson said “the scene is still very active and we have little information for release at this time.”
One suspect was in custody, police said. It was unclear whether other suspects were involved.
The injured were being transported to three local hospitals.
Reports coming from Denver radio station KOA say that two masked gunman have shot dead 10 people and wounded 30 to 40 others.
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-update3: Youngest child taken to hospital as a result of shooting at the theater is a 6-year-old
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