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July 20, 2012 9:00 am

Shooter Kills 12 at Midnight Opening of ‘Dark Night’ in Denver (VIDEO)

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Scene of Thursday night's shooting in Denver, CO. Photo:

Washington Post/AP – A gunman wearing a gas mask set off an unknown gas and fired into a crowded movie theater in suburban Denver at a midnight opening of the Batman movie “The Dark Knight Rises,” killing 12 people and injuring at least 50 others, authorities said.

Moviegoers didn’t know what was happening and some thought the attack was part of the show. Then they saw a silhouette of a person in the smoke at the front of the theater near the screen, pointing a gun at the crowd.

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To watch a video report on Thursday night’s shooting, click below.

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