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12 Dead in Colo. Shooting


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James Holmes, 24, opened fire in an Aurora, Colo., movie theater overnight, killing 12 people and injuring 39 others.

Holmes has been identified as a white American male. The shooting took place early Friday morning at a premiere for the Batman film, "The Dark Knight Rises."

President Barack Obama said he was "shocked and saddened" by the tragedy. Obama canceled a Florida campaign event and said that he would address the nation later this morning.

The story is developing. Check back for updates.

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