At around 12:30 am at the Aurora Century 16 Theater in Denver, 30 minutes into the premiere of The Dark Knight
, James Holmes, 24, dressed in black and wearing a gas mask, bullet proof vest and riot helmet, threw canisters of tear gas into a packed theater and opened fire
At first, people thought Holmes was part of the show. Then the gas canisters came. Panicked movie-goers either ran or ducked low to the ground to avoid the gas. One ...