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Aurora, Colorado / Movie Theater Massacre #1027288

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jul 22, 2012
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(London: Lester Holt) The shocking tragedy in Aurora, Colorado, where a gunman opened fire in a movie theater, introduced.

(Aurora, Colorado: Kate Snow) The focus in Aurora on the victims of the tragedy introduced.

(Aurora, Colorado: Miguel Almaguer) The vigils for the victims featured; scenes shown of a church service and outdoor memorials. [All Saints Lutheran Church Pastor John PETTY†- says we will never forget.] [Jessica Ghawi's mother Sandy PHILLIPS††, victim Jesse Childress friend Air Force reservist Munera GRAVELLI‡- comment on those who died.] [At Rosie's Diner, Steve HAYES†, Cheryl GRONER‡- react.]

(Aurora, Colorado: Kate Snow) Report introduced.

(Aurora, Colorado: Kristen Dahlgren) The 12 victims featured; scenes shown of John Blunk, Matt McQuinn, Alexander Teves, Childress, Alex Sullivan, Veronica Moser, Alexander Boik, Ghawi, Micayla Medek, Rebecca Wingo, John Larimer and Gordon Cowden. [Blunk's girlfriend Jansen YOUNG†, Boik's uncle John HOOVER†, Buckley Air Force Base Navy commander Jeffrey JAKUBOWSKI†- remember those who died.]

(Aurora, Colorado: Kate Snow) Report introduced.

(Aurora, Colorado: Mike Taibbi) The investigation into the suspect James Holmes and his plans for mayhem reviewed; photos and video shown of his booby tapped apartment; details given about his weapons, ammo and tactical gear. [Aurora police Chief Dan OATES - comments on his arsenal; states we have to put the evidence together to convict Holmes.] [Gun range manager Glenn ROTKOVICH†- talks about Holmes.]

(Aurora, Colorado: Kate Snow) The renewed calls for tougher gun laws noted.

(White House: Mike Viqueira) The issue of gun control that comes to the fore after the Aurora tragedy examined. [New York City Mayor Michael BLOOMBERG†- wants the presidential candidates to be accountable.] [On Fox, Senator Dianne FEINSTEIN†- says weapons of war don't belong in the streets.] Pew Research Center findings on the public's view of gun owner rights cited. [In 2008, Barack OBAMA - opposes AK-47s.] [Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence Dennis HENIGAN†, on Fox, Senator Ron JOHNSON†, Colorado Governor John HICKENLOOPER†- offer views of guns and laws.]

(Aurora, Colorado: Kate Snow) Tonight's special "Dateline" mentioned.

Reporter(s):
Holt, Lester;
Snow, Kate;
Almaguer, Miguel;
Dahlgren, Kristen;
Taibbi, Mike;
Viqueira, Mike
Duration:
00:10:30

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