Full coverage of the shootings at the midnight showing of "The Dark Knight Rises" in Aurora, Colo.

Storify: Colorado Mass Shooting

News of a mass shooting at a movie theater in Colorado spread quickly through social media

By Olsen Ebright and Alissa Medina
|  Tuesday, Jul 24, 2012  |  Updated 4:32 PM EDT
View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
The earliest reports detailing the tragic theater shooting in Aurora, Colo., were posted on social media sites, namely Twitter and YouTube. Chris Rapoza   whose back was grazed by a bullet   shared a photo his pierced shirt online. Mekahlo Medina reports for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on July 20, 2012.

The earliest reports detailing the tragic theater shooting in Aurora, Colo., were posted on social media sites, namely Twitter and YouTube. Chris Rapoza whose back was grazed by a bullet shared a photo his pierced shirt online. Mekahlo Medina reports for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on July 20, 2012.

Photos and Videos
More Photos and Videos

Using Storify -- an online tool to compile updates, photos and videos from various social media sites -- we've put together a look at the mass shooting in Colorado.

Get the latest headlines sent to your inbox!
View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
Leave Comments
What's New
21st Century Solutions
The NBCUniversal Foundation is partnering... Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out