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<div class="meta image-caption"><div class="origin-logo origin-image"><img src="http://cdn.abclocal.go.com/assets/news/kabc/images/logos/origin.png" alt="KABC"></div><span class="caption-text origin-image"><p>Aurora Theater Shooting: A shooting spree left 12 people dead in an early showing of the Batman movie &#39;The Dark Knight Rises.&#39; Gunman James Holmes, seen in the photo above, fired off rounds inside a movie theatre in Aurora, Colo., killing 12 people and wounding 58 others.   </p></span></div>
December 28, 2012 12:00:00 AM PST