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Aurora, Colorado / Movie Theater Massacre #1027262

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jul 21, 2012
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(Aurora, Colorado: Kate Snow) The massacre at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, by James Holmes updated.

(Aurora, Colorado: Mike Taibbi) The procedures to defuse the explosives in the Holmes apartment and his background featured; Holmes photos and video from the apartment shown. [Gun store visitor William McKEE‡- comments on Holmes.] [Aurora police Sgt. Cassidee CARLSON†- explains how the trip wires aimed to kill.] [FBI special agent Jim YACONE†- comments on the wiring.] [Former Holmes roommate Taylor ADAMS†, University of California at Riverside Chancellor Timothy WHITE†- talk about Holmes.] [Aurora police Chief Dan OATES†- says we're angry.]

(Aurora, Colorado: Kate Snow) Report introduced.

(Aurora, Colorado: Miguel Almaguer) The victims of the theater shooting featured; photos shown of the slain: John Larimer††, Jesse Childress††, Micayla Medek††, Alex Teves††, A.J. Boik††, Jessica Ghawi††, Alex Sullivan††, John Blunk††, Matt Quinn. [Wounded Marcus WEAVER‡, Veronica Moser's great-aunt Annie DALTON†, victim's girlfriend Jansen†† YOUNG‡- describe what happened.] [Brother Jordan GHAWI†- characterizes his sister.]

(Aurora, Colorado: Kate Snow) The speedy response by police and emergency rooms noted; scenes shown of the hospital. [University of Colorado Hospital E.R. Dr. Comilla SASSON†- describes what had happened to the many wounded.] [Victim's Adon Avila's WIFE, wounded Stephen BARTON, Pierce O'FARRILL††- recount what happened.] The gun control issue mentioned.

(Washington: Pete Williams) The gun control issues examined; details given about the 1993 restaurant shooting in Aurora by Nathan Dunlap, the 1999 Columbine shooting and the access to the four guns used by Holmes that were legally purchased. [Representative Carolyn McCARTHY†, University of Denver professor David KOPEL†- state gun positions.]

Snow, Kate;
Taibbi, Mike;
Almaguer, Miguel;
Williams, Pete

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