AURORA, Colo. (AP) - Police will try to gain access to James Holmes' apartment on Saturday. The apartment appears to be heavily booby-trapped. The building and several around it were evacuated, but police on Friday evening escorted residents inside one or two at a time so they could quickly gather personal items.
A police chief says the suspect's apartment is posing a "vexing problem" as officers face challenges in safely entering the residence where booby traps were set.
Colorado firefighters are monitoring the Aurora apartment building for gases in an effort to determine what chemicals they say 24-year-old James Holmes might have used to trap the place.
Holmes is the suspect in a mass shooting Friday at a midnight screening of "The Dark Knight Rises." Twelve people were killed in the attack and dozens were injured.
Aurora Police Chief Dan Oates said photos of Holmes' apartment appeared to show trip wires, jars full of ammunition and liquid and other items unlike anything the chief has ever seen.
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