Chilling police tapes from Colorado movie theater shooting released

EDISON - Newly released Police audio recordings from the Colorado movie theater shooting reveal the unfolding crisis as authorities responded to the massacre.

In the chaotic moments just after the shooting, police are heard requesting assistance for multiple shooting victims, including children.

Ten victims of the shooting died at the scene, and another two died in the hospital. Fifty-nine others were injured in the shooting rampage.

The suspect, James Holmes, was arrested at the scene.

The 24-year-old had recently dropped out of a neuroscience Ph.D. program at the University of Colorado Medical School.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

VIDEO: Amazon announces new NJ centers 1 VIDEO: Amazon announces new NJ centers
Investigators say Quadeer Nelson and Kevin McKenzie distributed 2 2 arrested for allegedly selling synthetic marijuana that sickened dozens
3 Police investigating overnight shooting in Paterson
South Brunswick's Mohammed Sanu from the Falcons is 4 Falcons, Patriots coaches guest coach at Rutgers' spring game
One attendee, Brittany Reeves, told News 12 that 5 Activists protest sale of bred animals

advertisement | advertise on News 12


It's good to know you have Walt Kane Kane in Your Corner

It's good to know you have Walt Kane in your corner.

News 12 takes a look at the hottest Tech Check

Eric Landskroner has a look at the latest gadgets and biggest stories in tech.

News 12 On the Scene

Check out these exclusive videos from New Jersey celebs!

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.