Obama says he is ‘shocked’ by Colo. Shooting

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MANALAPAN, Fla. |  President Barack Obama said Friday he was “shocked and saddened” by a deadly shooting at a suburban Denver movie theater and urged the nation to “come together as one American family” in the aftermath of the tragedy.

People gather outside the Century 16 movie theatre in Aurora, Colo., at the scene of a mass shooting early Friday morning, July 20, 2012. Police Chief Dan Oates says 14 people are dead following the shooting at the suburban Denver movie theater. He says 50 others were injured when gunfire erupted early Friday at the Aurora theater. Oates says a gunman appeared at the front of one of the Century 16 theaters. (AP Photo/The Denver Post, Karl Gehring)

Obama said in a statement that he and first lady Michelle Obama were shocked by the “horrific and tragic” shooting. Obama said his administration would do everything they can to support the people of Aurora, Colo.

“As we do when confronted by moments of darkness and challenge, we must now come together as one American family. All of us must have the people of Aurora in our thoughts and prayers as they confront the loss of family, friends, and neighbors,” Obama said.

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said in a statement that he and his wife, Ann, were “deeply saddened by the news of the senseless violence” that led to the loss of life and injuries. He said they were praying for the families and loved ones of the victims “during this time of deep shock and immense grief. We expect that the person responsible for this terrible crime will be quickly brought to justice.”

A gunman opened fire early Friday at a theater on the opening night of the latest Batman movie, “The Dark Knight Rises.” Authorities say 14 people were killed and at least 50 others were injured. The FBI said there was no indication that the shooting had any connection to terrorism.

Obama was in Florida at the time of the shooting. The White House says Obama was informed of the shooting by his Homeland Security Adviser, John Brennan, at 5:26 a.m. EDT.

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Vickimclean8
Vickimclean8
10 years ago

Why were these two young actors chosen to be killed

I know Keith Ledger was murdered and the young blonde female last summer. We’re they just chosen because they young or was there more to it to back down the actors and singers in our society?

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Who is a huge federal whistkeblower who filed a false claim case in New Orleans federal court on
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Keith Ledger played a powerful part in the Patriot movie and then played the Joker in a Batman movie. These killings were done by the communist to give a strong message that Women Helping Men Glorify God and all the good citizens fighting to take America back will not be successful!!!

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