Aurora Theater Shooting

James Holmes case: Inside three victims' lawsuits against Aurora theater

Within days of the Aurora theater shooting, announcements were made about possible lawsuits over the horrific attack, in which James Holmes is accused of killing twelve people and injuring 58. Now, however, two suits have been filed against the theater's owner by a total of three surviving victims. The documents, on view below, juxtapose legal demands with harrowing accounts of the massacre.
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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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