November 27, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) - The suspect in the deadly shootings in Colorado had an AR-15 assault rifle, a shotgun and two Glock pistols.
A federal law enforcement official says the suspect, identified by other federal law enforcement officials as James Holmes, also hurled a gas canister in the attack in a movie theater in the Denver suburb of Aurora, Colo. The official spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss the ongoing investigation.
Officials believe Holmes killed a dozen people when he open fired in the crowded theater. He was wearing a gas mask during the attack.
Investigators from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, along with other local, state and federal law enforcement officials, are investigating the overnight attack.
Copyright 2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.