We see many things happen on a daily basis that tries to wreak havoc on our nation or even a local theatre whether it be a domestic attack on national security, a terrorist attack or even a local theatre shooting. We’ve decided to cover this story to show the social media aspect and how quickly the word spread through news. Twitter has been the main stream of news from the site of this tragedy with hundreds of tweets from people in the Aurora area. Below are tweets of those who were there and we do warn you that some content may be graphic. Since the shooting President Barrack Obama has ordered flags to be flown at half staff in honor of the shooting victims.
12:47 PM: @ZachEtake38: “In 5 hours…. A fire will rise… No jokes here, too damn excited #TDKR”1:02 AM: @BlessedDisciple: “Woww Someone Just Shot Up This Batman Movie. . I Literally Just Seen A Little Girl Get Carried Out With Bullet Wounds Smh The Nerve Of Ppl.”1:03 AM: @ZachEtake38: “Have just evacuated our theater in Aurora. There was a shooting in our auditorium. I am safe”1:19 AM: @JME817: Movie theater just got shot up while we were watching Batman. I’m ok a little freaked out. Walking to Isaac’s house with a group of friends.1:30 AM: @B_Dozier: I hope the pregnant lady & little kids plus the babies are okay!1:37 AM: @dingos8myTARDIS: Oh God, I don’t know what to do.1:37 AM: @dingos8myTARDIS: @LustInLove Yes. It was my theater. I’m outside, one of my friends is still inside. No one knows what’s going on.1:42 AM: @JuJubee__13: Shooting at aurora movie theater #freakingout :/1:47 AM: @JME817: Saw three different people who had been shot but hear there are a lot more.1:49 AM: @B_Dozier: I’m happy my seat was by the exit in the back , so that i wasn’t running towards the front to them.2:03 AM: @ZachEtake38: I know I saw one man with blood running down his hands being carried into a cop car