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Colorado theater shooting: Fraudulent fundraising website under investigation

A makeshift memorial of candles, flowers and other items grows to honor the victims killed in the Aurora, Colo. theater shooting.
August 4, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
Aurora, Colo. police are investigating a website that claimed to raise money for victims of last month's deadly theater shooting.

Twelve people died and 58 were injured in that shooting during a midnight showing of "The Dark Knight Rises" on July 20.

See an outline of events and facts surrounding the Colorado theater shooting

Authorities have not named a suspect in the website case, but they say there was never any intent to distribute the money.

Aurora police and the Arapahoe district attorney's office are working together to decide what charges will be filed. The fraudulent website has been taken down. There was no word on how much money was raised.

Meantime, 24-year-old James Holmes has been formally charged with 24 counts of murder and 116 counts of attempted murder in the shooting rampage.

View photos from the scene of the shooting at an Aurora, Colo. theater

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