Tuesday, July 31, 2012

US 'shooter' faces 142 charges

Colorado prosecutors charged James Holmes on Monday with 140 counts of murder or attempted murder, including 12 of first-degree murder for each fatality in the Aurora cinema shooting.

Holmes (24) was also slapped with one count of possession of an explosive device, and one sentence enhancement count.

Twelve people were killed and 58 were wounded after a gunman burst into a sold-out midnight viewing of the latest Batman film, The Dark Knight Rises, and began shooting people at random.

Read more: iafrica


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