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Warner Bros., the studio releasing “The Dark Knight Rises,” is considering whether to cancel screenings across the country after a massacre took place at a midnight screening in Colorado that left 12 moviegoers dead in the early hours of Friday.
Executives at the Hollywood studio were gathered at the Burbank offices from the middle of the night, struggling with whether to alter roll-out plans for the second-biggest release in movie history.
Originally posted by lacrimaererum
GUNS are made to kill other human beings. A gun's sole purpose is to kill.
Cars are made to transport people. Unfortunatley they can sometimes be misused.
Originally posted by DangerDeath
I don't think it is possible.
AK 47 standard magazine has 30 rounds. And how many has a shotgun? maximum 12. Aiming in movies theater dark is not really possible. How many magazines did he change? How long did it last? There is no information on that. Breivik had time to change weapons and ammo because people on the island were scattered and he had a cartwheel with reserve ammo. This guy doesn't seem as real as Breivik. I bet he was not alone. Having time to place booby traps and make himself up to look like Joker, so systematic and yet cinematographic? This is two different psychological profiles packed into one - Bane and Joker. Doesn't seem right to me. We definitely don't know everything yet.
Originally posted by Unity_99
Originally posted by SUICIDEHK45
reply to post by r2d246
Wooden swords are better than real ones.
Why all these false flag attacks?
We had 2 in Canada, one in Toronto and one in Quebec. Like I said Canadians can't even defend themselves with spray against rapists, but the Thugs are armed.
So what little immature stupidity are the dark side doing. They're so lacking in intelligence and so transparent.
Why the urgency to disarm?
Is it that the lights are going to go out, and then they have mobs of Sharia say, thugs, and miltia waiting to kill whole families, and behead people?
I've read enough possibilities and considering how low brow they truly are, tend to prepare for the worst case scenarios and hope for the best.
Its time to be fully armed and responsibly trained. Peace. Love. And Serve and Protect our Families.edit on 20-7-2012 by Unity_99 because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by DeadRising
reply to post by Milkflavour
It's not Americans in general it's crazy american people. I play video games, I own guns, I am American, I would never even remotely think of going bat# crazy like that. There are too many guns out there now it is useless to try to do anything about it.
Crazy doesn't have a loyal country.
Originally posted by Valhall
reply to post by miniatus
I'm not trying to argue with you, but I haven't seen anything that contradicts that he was wearing a gas mask. If there is some report, please let me know.
A gas mask is not bullet proof. I've seen nothing that indicates his face wouldn't have been a very viable target. Did I miss something?
Originally posted by kalunom
I guess this will be overlooked with all the attention being on the shooter and why he did what he did...understandably, I suppose...but, who brings their 3-month old baby to a midnight showing of Batman?
That just makes it double-sad.
Seventy-one people were shot when James Holmes reportedly opened fire on a theater full of moviegoers during the midnight premier of The Dark Knight Rises, according to a Colorado police news conference this afternoon.
Twelve died during the shooting. — two at area hospitals and 10 at the scene, Aurora, Colo., Police Chief Dan Oates said during the conference.
The shooting began at 12:39 a.m. Friday, Oates said, adding that police found three weapons in Holmes' car as well as one left at the crime scene.
"There were many, many rounds fired," Oates said. "We know there were a lot of rounds fired very rapidly."
Despite the number of rounds fired, police are "confident that he acted alone," Oates said.
Originally posted by miniatus
Originally posted by paratus
Originally posted by miniatus
Originally posted by paratus
71 total people being shot
10 dead on scene
3 dead in hospital/in transit
1 hit in adjacent theater
ballistic full outfit
head to toe including groin and neck
Well that should silence those in here that think they are america's next top shot.. there's nobody with a concealed carry that would have taken him down.. police would have even had trouble taking him down since they are far less protected, and even outgunned since he had an assault rifle.. he gave himself up peacefully fortunately.
Do you understand how much force is exerted on a target at close range?
45 will most likely penetrate at that range.
I don't care how much armor he has, how teary my eyes are.
2 or 3 shots in the head would put him down at 20 yards.
Even if it were only from concussion/knockout.
When police went up against two individuals several years ago in full armor, they were unable to stop them until the two men ran out of ammunition.. the police were complaining at that time that they needed armor piercing ammunition and high powered rifles.. they were under powered.. The story was all over the news, I wish I could remember where it was.. but these two guys literally were walking down the road taking police fire and returning it .. not running, just walking .. I seriously think people are under-estimating the situation, or over-estimating their abilities.. you still have to consider the situation regardless.. a room filled with teargas, a man armed with an assault rifle, two hand guns and a shot gun kitted up in full armor .. you're not going to survive running up against him when you're out in the theater in your jeans and t-shirt..
People are thinking very unrealistically if they are thinking otherwise.