According to the http://www.denverpost.com/breakingnews/ci_21118201/unknown-number-people-shot-at-aurora-movie-theater">Denver Post, 50 people were shot and 12 are dead during a midnight showing of the latest Batman film in Aurora, Colorado. The gunman has been arrested, and is identified as a 24-year-old white male with no apparent terrorist ties. Some reports are naming the suspect, James Holmes.
The suspect had a handgun, rifle and gas mask, and is reported to have thrown an "explosive" into the audience, thought is some reports to have been tear gas.
Witnesses report a horrific scene that included the shooting of children and teenagers.