AURORA, Colo. (CBS4/CNN) — On July 20, 2012, a man walked into a movie theater in Aurora and opened fire — killing 12 people, injuring dozens more, and changing hundreds of lives forever.

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On the 7th anniversary of the shooting, we want to remember the loved ones who were lost that night:

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  • Jonathan T. Blunk, 26
  • Alexander J. Boik, 18
  • Air Force Staff Sgt Jesse E. Childress, 29
  • Gordon W. Cowden, 51
  • Jessica Ghawi, 24
  • Petty Officer 3rd Class John Thomas Larimer, 27
  • Matthew R. McQuinn, 27
  • Micayla C. Medek, 23
  • Veronica Moser-Sullivan, 6
  • Alex M. Sullivan, 27
  • Alexander C. Teves, 24
  • Rebecca Ann Wingo, 32

The Aurora Police Department posted a video tribute to the victims and survivors on Twitter.

Stefan Moton was left a quadriplegic from the shooting and each day remains difficult. The week he wrote about the shooting and how it has impacted his life.

AURORA THEATER SHOOTING: Story Archive | Timeline | Remembering The Victims

On July 16, 2015, the gunman was found guilty on all 165 counts against him: 24 first-degree murder, 140 attempted murder and one count of possession or control of an explosive or incendiary device. He was sentenced to life in prison without parole.

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