These actions of violence …. coming from deranged citizens or from misguided LEOs need to stop …. How to stop them poses one of the greatest challenges of this society.
Kindness, education, acceptance, regulation, early intervention, empathy …. a long list acknowledging that we are all connected. What touches one, touches all!
A jury has found James Holmes guilty of murder in the Colorado theater shooting.
Holmes faced two counts of first-degree murder for each of the 12 victims. The jury found him guilty on all 24 counts, and 140 counts of attempted murder for the 70 people wounded in the shooting.
On July 19, 2012, Holmes walked into a theater in Aurora, Colorado that was showing “The Dark Knight Rises.” He walked through a rear door and left it propped open. About 18 minutes after the movie began, Holmes came through the rear door wearing a ballistic helmet, a gas mask, black gloves and protective gear on his legs, throat and groin. He threw a tear gas canister into the theater that exploded, then he opened gunfire with a AR-15 rifle, a 12-gauge shotgun, and a 40 caliber handgun. Holmes was arrested outside of the theater in the parking…
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