Tweets from victims, Colorado shooting


Victims, Survivors Tweet During Denver Theater Shooting

A gunman opened fire at a midnight premiere of the new “Batman” movie in Denver last night. Twelve people were killed and at least 50 injured. Here are some of their tweets.

  1. Many people lined up for the film. Denver Post reporter Ryan Parker was there to cover the scene:
  2. ryanparkerdp
    #Denver-area fans line up for new#Batman flick, $100 asked for scalped tickets: bit.ly/NVSXis #darkknightrises
  3. Jessica Ghawi, an aspiring Denver sportscaster who wrote under the name Jessica Redfield, wrote on Twitter just before the movie began:
  4. JessicaRedfield
    @jessespector MOVIE DOESN’T START FOR 20 MINUTES
  5. Shortly after the screening began, shots were fired:
  6. dingos8myTARDIS
    Shots fired in the theater. #batman#aurora #colorado
    a day ago
  7. Shooting in aurora movies people shot
    a day ago
  8. Some people thought the gunshots were part of an action sequence, but many soon realized it was not:
  9. dingos8myTARDIS
    Oh God, I don’t know what to do.
    a day ago
  10. BlessedDisciple
    Woww Someone Just Shot Up This Batman Movie. . I Literally Just Seen A Little Girl Get Carried Out With Bullet Wounds Smh The Nerve Of Ppl.
  11. IsaacJRamos
    There are cops from denver, cenntenial, and aurora. Things are nuts right now.
  12. ZachEtake38
    I know I saw one man with blood running down his hands being carried into a cop car
  13. Ryan Parker of the Denver Post reported:
  14. ryanparkerdp
    Officers are telling me they’ve never seen/experienced anything like this before.
  15. ryanparkerdp
    One witness said they saw an officer carrying a small, lifeless girl, maybe 9 from scene following shooting.
  16. Aspiring sportscaster Jessica Ghawi was one of the 12 killed by the shooter:
  17. JordanGhawi
    It appears that my sister has been fatally wounded in a mass shooting at a movie premiere in Denver, CO.
  18. My friend Jessica Ghawi was killed in the #Aurora Shooting-she was an aspiring sportscaster-she will be missed
    2 days ago
  19. Other people at the theater went missing:
  20. dingos8myTARDIS
    Everybody please pray for my friend Alex.
    a day ago
  21. denverpost
    RT @kurtisalee: Alex Sullivan, 27. Dad can’t get hold of him. Has anyone seen him? #theatershootingyfrog.com/oeahpecj
  22. dingos8myTARDIS
    My friend is still MIA, will post when I have news.
    20 hours ago
  23. And one survivor posted about his injuries on Reddit: “I am one of the 50 wounded in the Aurora Theater shooting. Here are a few photos of my very lucky but nonethless terrifying brush with death. My thoughts go out to those less fortunate than me.”
  24. aurora theatre shooting – Imgur
  25. When morning came, Ryan Parker wrote:
  26. ryanparkerdp
    In distance, fire alarm is still sounding from the #theatershooting theater. Been ringing all night.
    20 hours ago

elizabeth

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