YouTube footage shows panic over US theatre killings

Published: 20th July 2012 06:07 PM  |   Last Updated: 20th July 2012 06:07 PM   |  A+A-


A dramatic footage uploaded on YouTube shows the panic outside a theatre screening the latest Batman movie in suburban Denver soon after a gunman went on a killing spree, leaving 14 people dead and 50 injured.

People can be heard screaming as many rush out. The movie-goers look stunned and a man can be heard muttering "Oh my god".

A man in a bloody shirt can be seen being led out by a uniformed officer.

The 2 minute 45 second long footage is the first visuals of the terrifying attack in which the gunman wearing a gas mask opened fire and set off a type of smoke or tear gas bomb at the Century Theater in Aurora Mall.

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