Colorado Movie Theater Shooting
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Colorado Movie Theater Shooting Memorial Site: Notable Deaths & Obituaries

The most viewed memorials & obituaries in the Colorado Movie Theater Shooting Memorial Site.

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — A gunman wearing a gas mask set off an unknown gas and fired into a crowded movie theater in suburban Denver at a midnight opening of the Batman movie "The Dark Knight Rises," killing 12 people and injuring 59 others, authorities said. Moviegoers didn't know what was happening and some thought the attack was part of the show. Then they saw a silhouette of a person in the smoke at the front of the theater near the screen, pointing a gun at the crowd. "I told my...
The youngest of the victims killed in the attack Friday, July 20, at a movie theater in Aurora, Colo. was Veronica Moser-Sullivan. She had just learned to swim, and at age 6, she was a "great little girl, excited about life," her great-aunt Annie Dalton said. "She should be at 6 years old." Her mother, Ashley Moser, remains hospitalized with gunshot wounds to her neck and abdomen. She has been in and out of consciousness and asking for her daughter during moments of lucidity. ...
Gordon Cowden loved life and his family, and he had gone to the midnight movie premiere with his two teenage children. At 51, he was the oldest of the victims killed in the shooting. He lived in Aurora, but was described as a "true Texas gentleman" in a family statement. He loved the outdoors and owned his own business. "A quick witted world traveler with a keen sense of humor, he will be remembered for his devotion to his children and for always trying his best to do the right...
Matt McQuinn Obituary (AP News)

As the attack in the movie theater unfolded on...

Jonathan Blunk Obituary (AP News)

Jonathan Blunk had high hopes for the future,...

Alex Sullivan Obituary (AP News)

Alex Sullivan's family called him "their real...

Jessica Ghawi Obituary (AP News)

Jessica Ghawi recently wrote a blog post after...

John Larimer Obituary (AP News)

John Larimer was a Navy sailor based at Buckley...

Jesse Childress Obituary (AP News)

Jesse Childress was an Air Force cyber-systems...

Rebecca Wingo Obituary (AP News)

While officiating the wedding ceremony for her...

Micayla Medek Obituary (AP News)

Micayla Medek loved a night out with her friends,...

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