At least 12 people have been killed and more than 50 wounded in a mass shooting at a movie theater outside of Denver. Ten people reportedly died at the scene and four later succumbed to their injuries in hospital. A number of the wounded are in critical condition. It was one of the worst mass shootings in the United States since the killings of 32 people at Virginia Tech five years ago. The shootings have called to mind the killings at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado, only 25 miles away from the theater, where 12 students and a teacher were killed in a mass shooting spree by two students in 1999. We go to Denver to speak with Mary Kershner, a registered nurse, gun control advocate and founding member of Nurses Advocating Gun Safety. She has lost three members of her family to gun violence.
Published on Jul 20, 2012 by democracynow