The community is saluting the heroes and remembering the victims. There was a memorial service Thursday on the Auraria campus for those who attended school there.
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.
A sports blogger who recently wrote about surviving a shooting in Canada. A man preparing to celebrate his first wedding anniversary. A young woman whose death announcement brought heartbreak, yet closure, to her family.
The man suspected of opening fire in an Aurora movie theater just after midnight, killing 12 and leaving 59 others injured, bought all four of his guns legally in the past two months.
Jessica Ghawi, 24, was one of the 12 people shot and killed in Aurora Friday morning. She was a student at Metro State University of Denver.