911 calls from Colorado movie theater shooting released

Ron Recinto
July 20, 2012

Frantic calls to 911 from the Aurora, Colo. police reveal a chaotic scene from the movie theater where a shooter opened fire on a crowd at a showing of "The Dark Knight Rises," as emergency personnel are dispatched.

Some of the snippets of conversation include:

  • "Hundreds of people just running around."
  • "Somebody's spraying gas in there too."
  • "We have another person shot in the leg, a female..."
  • "We've got rifles, gas masks and... an open door near the rear of the theater."
  • "Seven down in theater 9!"
  • "I've got a child victim, I need rescue."

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