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Aurora, Colorado / Movie Theater Massacre #1027303

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 23, 2012
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The courtroom appearance for James Holmes, the shooter at the movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, shown.

(Aurora, Colorado: David Muir) The gunman in court featured; scenes shown from outside and inside the courthouse. [ABC consultant Brad GARRETT - says he is elsewhere in an alternative reality.] [Arapahoe County D.A. Carol CHAMBERS†- talks about the death penalty process.] [Victim's father David SANCHEZ†- calls for death.] [Holmes family spokeswoman Lisa DAMIANI†- comments.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer, Dan Abrams) The issue of the red hair of Holmes, who may want a legal defect defense, the unlikelihood Holmes was sedated in prison and the issue of mental competency discussed.

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Aurora, Colorado: Dan Harris) Holmes' background examined; video shown of Holmes at summer science camp six years ago; details given about his advanced education, gun shopping spree and the rampage at the theater. [Teacher Paul KARRER†, FRIEND, University of Colorado at Denver Barry SHUR†- talk about Holmes.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pierre Thomas) How Holmes amassed an arsenal examined; scenes shown of his apartment house; details given about Batman paraphernalia, the ease of buying ammo off the Internet and his purchase of SWAT gear.

Sawyer, Diane;
Muir, David;
Dan, Diane Sawyer,;
Harris, Dan;
Thomas, Pierre

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