12 people shot and killed at Batman Premiere

Terrible news emerges : Dark Knight Rises tragedy

12 people have been killed in a tragic shooting at a cinema in Denver. The incident took place during a Midnight screening of 'The Dark Knight Rises'.

The shooter, believed to be a 24-year-old-man has been arrested. According to the WashingtonPost he was carrying a rifle, a gas canister and hand gun.

An eyewitness aged 19 revealed that she had witnessed a young girl around 9 or 10 years old with a gunshot wound to her stomach. Other victims were bloodied and severally injured.

Ambulances rushed to the scene and the FBI is now investigating the incident, which is not believed to be linked to any terrorist attack.

On the eve of the biggest movie opening of the year, the tragedy that has unfolded at the Century 16 Cinema complex is a terrifying revelation. With over 50 people seriously injured and 14 people so far confirmed to have died in the attack, the tragedy has shocked Americans to the core. More to come on this developing story.

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