ABC News reports that James Holmes was a medical student at the University of Colorado, pursuing a PhD. He attended the University of Colorado Denver Medical Campus. (http://abcnews.go.com/US/mass-shooting-colorado-movie-theater-14-peop...)
What is truly extraordinary about this horrifying scene is that nobody shot back. Given the large number of lawful citizens in Colorado who carry concealed weapons -- off-duty police and Sheriffs, armed citizens and former military -- it seems likely that at least one person in the theater would have been carrying a concealed weapon which could have been deployed to help stop further bloodshed. Perhaps the confusion of the event prevented this from happening. Many moviegoers reported thinking it was some sort of "promotional special effects" event rather than a real massacre, according to news reports.
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