Gunman James Holmes was found guilty in the Aurora theater shooting that left 12 people dead and dozens more injured, putting the death penalty option at the center of the courtroom.
Theater shooting survivor Marcus Weaver was brought to tears when the guilty verdict was read in court on Thursday afternoon.
From the witness stand, Christina Blache could finally do what she had most wanted and most feared: She looked for the first time at the man who shot her, who killed her friend, who ravaged so many lives.
A man who saved his girlfriend’s life at the Colorado movie shooting was remembered for his selfless sacrifice Saturday, while an aspiring sportscaster was praised for her boundless energy and an Air Force reservist as a good friend.
There are so many heroes who took action the night of the theater shootings. They not only include the first responders and police officers who rushed victims to hospitals themselves, but those who died by shielding others from the bullets.
Military officials say they’re planning memorials for two members of the U.S. Armed Forces killed in a movie theater shooting in Colorado.