Military Members Among Victims in Colorado Shooting

People gather outside the Century 16 movie theatre in Aurora, Colo., at the scene of a mass shooting early Friday morning, July 20, 2012. Police Chief Dan Oates says 14 people are dead and 50 others were injured. (AP Photo/The Denver Post, Karl Gehring)

The Air Force Times is reporting that service members from Buckley Air Force Base, Colo., are among those injured in the early morning shooting Friday in Aurora, Colo. at a movie theater only five miles from the base.

Base spokeswoman Master Sgt. Jill LaVoie told the paper that it is not yet known if all the military victims were Air Force and the number of injured are still unknown.

“This tragic event has affected everybody here at Buckley Air Force Base and our local community friends and neighbors,” base commander Col. Daniel Dant said in a statement.

The media is reporting James Holmes, 24, is in custody in connection with to the early morning shooting Friday at a premier of “The Dark Knight Rises.”

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2 Responses

  1. It is terrific buddies, terrific a death where a defence were not possible, where one have should not necessary a defence. My condolences and my prayers are for you, buddies, for the fallen buddies and their loved ones. it is as we also have been killed. but, sure over any thinghs, they are now on the home of The father, who has embracde them. an “Hi” for them claudio alpaca

  2. condolences to all family and friends, for those who were killed, may they find strength and comfort during these times.

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