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Boytwnmom
07-20-2012, 10:48 PM
interviewed Jordan Ghawi, brother of shooting victim Jessica Ghawi (Redfield-professional name-wanted to be a sportscaster) who explained he was doing interviews so the victims would be talked about rather than the killer. Anderson thereafter tweeted about not using the killers name as Jordan had said how upsetting it was that we always know the killers names but not the victims..

Anderson Cooper ‏@andersoncooper
We'll tell all we know of suspect, but I'll try not to use his name much. History should remember those who died, not their killer. @AC360
Retweeted by Jordan Ghawi

Jordan Ghawi has a blog and twitter site. his sister is the one who had narrowly escaped the Toronto Mall shooting...what are the chances?

https://twitter.com/JordanGhawi



I hate all the attention the killer is getting.I often feel like these type of people,want all of this attention.Even if it is bad.His name is all over newspapers and internet and will be for years to come.A shy unknown is now all over the pages of google.I know this is the only way we can get justice,I just wish they could give him a different name and no face to go with it.I have plenty of alter names in mind,and they are not good.Do I think he feels remorse? Not at all. JMO

gitana1
07-20-2012, 10:49 PM
This is a thread to spread the word about the victims of the coward who recently killed 12 and wounded 70 at the theater in Aurora, CO.

Please list their names, something about them, photos and their status as reported. I will start with one who has really touched me for some reason: http://maximumnewsinformer.com/wp-content/plugins/rss-poster/cache/297c3_120720-sullivan-hmed-307p.photoblog600.jpghttp://maximumnewsinformer.com/wp-content/plugins/rss-poster/cache/297c3_120720-sullivan-hmed-307p.photoblog600.jpg

His name is Alex Sullivan. Age, 28. Newly married and about to celebrate his first year anniversary on 7-22-12. 7-19-12 was his birthday. He was very excited to go see the Batman premier and wrote on twitter and FB, "This is going to be the BEST birthday EVER!".

There have been conflicting reports in the MSM as to his status. His father and all his family have been searching for him. http://maximumnewsinformer.com/?p=8929

(Many other missing people are listed in the above-linked article).

wfgodot
07-20-2012, 10:57 PM
From Jessica Ghawi's hometown newspaper, San Antonio Express-News:

Sad day at KABB: Rampage victim remembered for her passion (http://blog.mysanantonio.com/jakle06/2012/07/sad-day-at-kabb-rampage-victim-remembered-for-her-passion/)

With a tweet, a Seguin firefighter told the world a madman had killed his sister (http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local_news/article/With-a-tweet-Seguin-firefighter-told-the-world-a-3723955.php)

raeann
07-20-2012, 11:08 PM
*** from link above******

Matt McQuinn---missing
Samantha Yowler---Matt's girlfriend-- injured
Jessica Ghawl---reported deceased
Alex Sullivan--missing
Abdullah (son of Rosemary Ratcliff)--missing
John Larimer (US NAVY)--missing

Boytwnmom
07-20-2012, 11:11 PM
http://d3j5vwomefv46c.cloudfront.net/photos/large/616680286.jpg?key=800600&Expires=1342840903&Key-Pair-Id=APKAIYVGSUJFNRFZBBTA&Signature=BIIrChgXv3CX4xqKrjp7pATvmUecf-3GeyStlXYX2B35FzNNpk0hi950JGin2fwZg~6RHUQKqR1VA9Co bLgL1fXOik1DVtsEvanOR1rUGzochoHE5pTwUUhK128NncvSsX PONWAWs5JN9m97VQenogY1ZJQh6q7-gqWd~ZEN~Lk_

From her Twitpic, Jessica and the dog she adopted 7 days ago....

http://twitpic.com/photos/JessicaRedfield

On her blog she wrote about her narrow escape from the scene of the Toronto Mall shooting:

I was shown how fragile life was on Saturday. I saw the terror on bystanders’ faces. I saw the victims of a senseless crime. I saw lives change. I was reminded that we don’t know when or where our time on Earth will end. When or where we will breathe our last breath. For one man, it was in the middle of a busy food court on a Saturday evening.

I say all the time that every moment we have to live our life is a blessing. So often I have found myself taking it for granted. Every hug from a family member. Every laugh we share with friends. Even the times of solitude are all blessings. Every second of every day is a gift. After Saturday evening, I know I truly understand how blessed I am for each second I am given.

http://jessicaredfield.wordpress.com/

How sad she'll never realize her dreams. She sounded like a wonderful, warm, witty woman with everything to live for, including a loving family and her hockey player boyfriend.

Boytwnmom
07-20-2012, 11:15 PM
for her deceased daughters name to trend instead of the killers

#RIPJessica

https://twitter.com/search/%23RIPJessica

I know they are working on releasing the names of the other victims and we can help get all their names out there too when they're released...

Curious Me
07-20-2012, 11:18 PM
This is the actual blog entry about the Toronto shooting Jessica escaped. The last two paragraphs are haunting. I just fell in love with her bubbly personality from reading her view of the world. It truly breaks my heart that she's gone from our world, but for some reason I can see her trying to communicate to us that she made it to the other side and she's alright.

http://jessicaredfield.wordpress.com/2012/06/05/late-night-thoughts-on-the-eaton-center-shooting/

https://twitter.com/#!/search/%23RIPJessica

wfgodot
07-20-2012, 11:24 PM
Many reminiscences from friends and former colleagues of Jessica Ghawi here, at Deadspin (http://deadspin.com/jessica-ghawi/).
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Last year, Busted Coverage asked Ghawi why she used the professional name Redfield. She responded "It's my grandma's maiden name. She always wanted to be a journalist, never had the chance."

JBean
07-21-2012, 12:26 AM
Colorado shooting: Jessica Redfield was a passionate journalist—and a good friend

Jessica Redfield was going to be a sportscaster, and she was going to be a good one. She was sharp, funny, enthusiastic and had the kind of passion for sports and journalism that makes people succeed.
The world is a worse place without her after the movie theater shooting in Colorado (http://aol.sportingnews.com/nhl/story/2012-07-20/colorado-shooting-dark-knight-rises-jessica-redfield-ghawi) that robbed all of us of a chance to see her reach her goals.


http://aol.sportingnews.com/nhl/story/2012-07-20/colorado-shooting-dark-knight-rises-jessica-redfield-ghawi-jesse-spector?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=jessespector

JBean
07-21-2012, 12:27 AM
http://www.businessinsider.com/jessica-redfield-victim-colorado-aurora-shooting-blog-post-2012-7

Pictures of her tweets

JBean
07-21-2012, 01:01 AM
Aurora Shooting: Alex Sullivan Confirmed Dead on His 27th Birthday

On a day that should have been marked for celebration, Alex Sullivan’s friends and family hadn’t been able to reach him.
The married bartender celebrated his 27th birthday by attending the midnight screening of “The Dark Knight Rises” in Aurora, Colo., with his co-workers.
“Oh man one hour till the movie and its going to be the best BIRTHDAY ever,” he tweeted.

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/headlines/2012/07/aurora-shooting-possible-victim-unaccounted-for-on-27th-birthday/

JBean
07-21-2012, 01:03 AM
Victim names emerge in Colorado rampage (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/huff-wires/20120721/us-colorado-shooting-victims)

The family of Alex Sullivan issued a statement confirming his death. He died on his 27th birthday.
Twenty-three-year-old Micayla Medek was also among the dead.
Her father's cousin, Anita Busch, says the sad news at least brought peace to the family.
The brother of Jessica Ghawi previously confirmed his sister's death.

JBean
07-21-2012, 02:01 AM
Micayla Medek, 23, was also among the dead, her father’s cousin, Anita Busch, told the Associated Press.
Busch said the news, while heartbreaking, was a relief for the family after an agonizing day of waiting for news.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/brother-blogger-who-wrote-of-surviving-toronto-shooting-among-victims-killed-in-colo-rampage/2012/07/20/gJQAlpU6yW_story.html

>>
About Micayla

My name is Micayla, but everyone usually calls me Cayla. I'm a simple independant girl who's just trying to get her life together while still having fun.

https://www.facebook.com/caylacaroline?ref=ts#!/caylacaroline/info

Curious Me
07-21-2012, 02:16 AM
Aurora Shooting: Alex Sullivan Confirmed Dead on His 27th Birthday

On a day that should have been marked for celebration, Alex Sullivan’s friends and family hadn’t been able to reach him.
The married bartender celebrated his 27th birthday by attending the midnight screening of “The Dark Knight Rises” in Aurora, Colo., with his co-workers.
“Oh man one hour till the movie and its going to be the best BIRTHDAY ever,” he tweeted.

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/headlines/2012/07/aurora-shooting-possible-victim-unaccounted-for-on-27th-birthday/

Heartbreaking news. RIP Alex Sullivan

JBean
07-21-2012, 02:17 AM
http://www.daytondailynews.com/news/news/local/3-locals-in-theater-when-gunman-opens-fire/nPzQ4/

In the chaos of one of the largest mass shootings in U.S. history, one local woman’s brother and her boyfriend shielded her. She suffered a bullet wound to the leg, her brother escaped physically unharmed but her boyfriend was killed.

Siblings Samantha and Nick Yowler — both former St. Paris residents — were watching The Dark Knight Rises at a theater in Aurora, Colo., with her boyfriend Matt McQuinn when JH reportedly kicked in an exit door, released canisters of pepper spray and opened fire.


BBM

JBean
07-21-2012, 02:26 AM
Wounded teen helped another badly hurt man out of Aurora theater
Doctors tell Prodeo Patria that the pain throbbing near the bullet lodged in his side will fade away. But the memory of a terror-filled night when he was one of 70 people shot isn't likely to leave him.
The 14 year-old Overland High School student sat with his mother, father and another couple at the midnight showing of "The Dark Knight Rises," when JH allegedly threw a gas cannister and started shooting.

http://www.denverpost.com/breakingnews/ci_21125778/wounded-teen-helped-victim-theater-shooting

gitana1
07-21-2012, 04:04 AM
I never knew him but I feel I will never forget Alex Sullivan. Ever.

I wish we could refrain from using the murderer's name on this thread. It makes me sick to hear or read his name. To me, he is the coward or the murderer.

I hope everyone forgets his name but that the people he killed are made known to the world.

PHB
07-21-2012, 04:33 AM
Jordan Gwahi

http://www.jordanghawi.com/blog/

Read his blog posts about his sister, especially the one marked 1015 AM. Totally emotionless. That is not the way someone talks about the murder of thier loved one. That is the way an EMT talks to thier supervisor, or the language a cop uses when filling out a report. He's speaking as a first responder, not a grieving loved one, like he's on autopilot. I know I spoke and wrote like that when discussing my mother while she was dying a slow death from cancer, and I was not a very nice or safe person to be around in the weeks after she died.
That is just my opnion, I certaintly don't have any psychological training, just a feeling I get from him after working EMS for 5 years. I truly hope this poor guy can speak to someone, counselor/clergy or what have you, before he goes back on the job.
JMO

Sleuthster
07-21-2012, 08:00 AM
I never knew him but I feel I will never forget Alex Sullivan. Ever.

I wish we could refrain from using the murderer's name on this thread. It makes me sick to hear or read his name. To me, he is the coward or the murderer.

I hope everyone forgets his name but that the people he killed are made known to the world.

Me either. Sadly, Alex has become the example of what this POS has done. He murdered this guy on his birthday, days from his 1st anniversary????

I always tell people, becareful what you do because you can't take it back.

RIP Alex

gngr~snap
07-21-2012, 10:08 AM
Police pushing list back to 2 pm
Only 5 confirmed dead so far...
John Larimer
Matt McQuinn
Alex Sullivan
Micayla Medek
Jessica Ghawi Redfield
10:03 am per CNN

JBean
07-21-2012, 11:04 AM
An 18-year-old man who was shot in the head, leg, arm and chest told friends he felt as if he’d been “punched in the head” and his “arm … blown off” after he was hit by gunfire in an Aurora, Colo., movie theater Friday morning.
Louis Duran, 18, was released from the hospital and is recovering at home, said his high school friend Jahlil Hall.

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/headlines/2012/07/aurora-shooting-victim-felt-like-he-was-punched-in-the-head/

JBean
07-21-2012, 11:09 AM
http://www.cnn.com/2012/07/21/us/colorado-shooting-victims/index.html

Matt McQuinn was one of the 12 killed in the mass shooting in Aurora, Colorado.
McQuinn was attempting to provide cover for his girlfriend when he was hit, said a family attorney, Robert L. Scott.

JBean
07-21-2012, 11:10 AM
Another of the fatal victims was John Thomas Larimer, a servicemember in the Navy who was serving at his first post, said his father, Scott Larimer.

http://www.cnn.com/2012/07/21/us/colorado-shooting-victims/index.html

JBean
07-21-2012, 11:11 AM
On Saturday, an Air Force spokesman confirmed the death of another servicemember, Staff Sgt. Jesse Childress.
Childress was an Air Force reservist on active duty with the 310 Force Support Squadron.

http://www.cnn.com/2012/07/21/us/colorado-shooting-victims/index.html

BetteDavisEyes
07-21-2012, 12:29 PM
Movie massacre: Shock, sadness, a search for clues
By THOMAS PEIPERT and P. SOLOMON BANDA, AP
1 hour ago

AURORA, Colo. — Investigators looking for clues to the motive behind a deadly shooting rampage inside a movie theater sought once again Saturday to enter the suspect's elaborately booby trapped apartment, warning it may mean removing trip wires that could detonate the explosives, as the Denver suburb grieved for the dozens of victims.

The FBI and Homeland Security Department said there was no information indicating more shooting sprees were planned at movie theaters around the country, according to an intelligence bulletin obtained by The Associated Press.

Twelve people were killed and 58 were injured in the attack early Friday at the packed Aurora theater outside Denver. A few of those suffered injuries not by gunfire but in the chaos that ensued as the audience tried to flee the smoke-filled theater in a panicked dash for the doors, authorities said. Among the wounded, 11 were listed in critical condition...

...Besides Medek, relatives confirmed that Alex Sullivan and Jessica Ghawi were among those killed, Sullivan on his 27th birthday...

http://xfinity.comcast.net/articles/news-general/20120720/US.Colorado.Shooting/?cid=hero_media

Boytwnmom
07-21-2012, 12:59 PM
https://fbcdn-profile-a.akamaihd.net/hprofile-ak-snc4/173612_548194752_2075935801_n.jpg

https://www.facebook.com/matt.mcquinn32685

His family lives in Springfield OH and he was at the movies with his girlfriend Samantha Yowler and her brother. Samantha was injured and the hospital refused to give her news about her boyfriend because she was not a relative (HIPPA). So there were many agonizing hours of uncertainty. Samantha underwent surgery.

McQuinn, a Vandalia-Butler graduate whose Springfield family agonized for hours Friday without knowing if he had survived or where he was.

Matt and Samantha moved from Ohio out to Colorado together to work at a Target there. They met at the Springfield OH Target store where they both worked.

Samantha Yowler and Matt McQuinn are popular in their new home in Colorado as well. Her Facebook page was full of wall posts wishing the best for the couple from people in Ohio and Colorado.
“They’re really fun people, we always go out together,” said Melissa Downen, a Colorado co-worker and friend to the couple. She said they’ve worked at Target for about six months. Downen added that everyone working there is consumed with worry over the couple.

http://www.daytondailynews.com/news/news/local/3-locals-in-theater-when-gunman-opens-fire/nPzQ4/

gitana1
07-21-2012, 01:33 PM
I look at all these lovely people - a happy, funny 27 year old newlywed celebrating his birthday (Alex Sullivan), a young Navy man serving his first post (John Thomas Larimer), another young soldier, and Army reservist (Jesse Childress), a little six year old girl who cannot yet be named because her injured and paralyzed mother does not yet know she is dead, a talented and aspiring young journalist (Jessica Ghawi) a young man who saved his girlfriend and died in the process (Matt McQuinn) - any one of their lives was so much more important, so much more beautiful than the coward who killed them.

I am astounded by what was taken that night. It is incomprehensible.

gitana1
07-21-2012, 01:39 PM
This is 23 year old Micayla Medek: http://thisistwitchy.files.wordpress.com/2012/07/micayla-4.jpg?w=430

She worked at Subway. She was in community college working on her education. Her aunt says she hopes this tragedy won't shake people's faith in God.

One person leaving a comment about Micayla stated: "Please wake me up when this nightmare is over. I truly will miss you. RIP Micayla Medek. My heart and payers go out to you#coloradoshooting" http://twitchy.com/2012/07/21/6th-aurora-shooting-victim-idd-micayla-medek/

gitana1
07-21-2012, 01:45 PM
We have the name of the baby who was killed: Six (6) year old Veronica Moser. Her 25 year old mother remains in critical condition, shot in the abdomen and the throat: http://stream.wsj.com/story/colorado-shooting/SS-2-34741/SS-2-35369/

I don't have a photo of this angel baby yet.

BetteDavisEyes
07-21-2012, 02:43 PM
Names of victims emerge in Colo. theater rampage
By GILLIAN FLACCUS, AP
50 minutes ago

AURORA, Colo. — Ashley Moser drifted in and out of consciousness in the ICU, bullets lodged in her throat and abdomen. In her waking moments, she called for her 6-year-old daughter Veronica.

Nobody had the heart to tell her that Veronica was already dead, the youngest victim killed at a Colorado movie theater in one of the worst mass shootings in U.S. history.

"Nobody can tell her about it," Annie Dalton said of her cousin, Ashley Moser. "She is in critical condition, but all she's asking about is her daughter."

Veronica was to start learning swimming lessons on Tuesday, Dalton said.

"She was excited about life as she should be. She's a 6-year-old girl," her great-aunt said

The young girl was among the 12 people killed when a gunman barged into a crowded Colorado theater, set off gas canisters and opened fire as spectators dove for cover. Dozens of others were injured, including the 25-year-old Ashley Moser and 10 others in critical condition as of Friday night...

http://xfinity.comcast.net/articles/news-national/20120721/US.Colorado.Shooting.Victims/?cid=hero_media

Ada
07-21-2012, 02:59 PM
this one has me sobbing

Ex-serviceman, Jon Blunk, recognised immediately the gravity of the situation when 24-year-old Holmes burst into the Century 16 showing of 'The Dark Knight Rises' armed to the teeth with firearms and pushed his girlfriend Jansen Young to the floor.

Telling her to keep quiet and that 'there is someone with a gun and he is shooting people', Blunk then whispered to his girlfriend, 'We have to get down and stay down.'

...

'I guess I didn’t really know he had passed, up until I started shaking him and saying, 'Jon, Jon we have to go … it's time for us to get out of here,' she Young, her voice breaking into tears.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2176911/Dark-Knight-Rises-Colorado-Shooting-A-journalist-sailor-hero-gave-life-save-girlfriend-Film-fans-lives-snatched-away-Dark-Knight-killer.html

HMSHood
07-21-2012, 06:57 PM
A victim who survived hailed as a hero, Jarell Brooks.

Teen Takes Bullet Helping Family During ‘Dark Knight Rises’ Shooting
http://www.hollywoodlife.com/2012/07/21/teen-saves-family-mother-two-kids-dark-knight-shooting-aurora-colorado-movie-theater-jarell-brooks/

QueenD
07-21-2012, 07:34 PM
I look at all these lovely people - a happy, funny 27 year old newlywed celebrating his birthday (Alex Sullivan), a young Navy man serving his first post (John Thomas Larimer), another young soldier, and Army reservist (Jesse Childress), a little six year old girl who cannot yet be named because her injured and paralyzed mother does not yet know she is dead, a talented and aspiring young journalist (Jessica Ghawi) a young man who saved his girlfriend and died in the process (Matt McQuinn) - any one of their lives was so much more important, so much more beautiful than the coward who killed them.

I am astounded by what was taken that night. It is incomprehensible.

We have the name of the baby who was killed: Six (6) year old Veronica Moser. Her 25 year old mother remains in critical condition, shot in the abdomen and the throat: http://stream.wsj.com/story/colorado-shooting/SS-2-34741/SS-2-35369/

I don't have a photo of this angel baby yet.

No doubt the Mother seen her baby laying on the floor as she was being taken out by EMT, and that is the last she knows of her. This is so sad. Made me cry today when I heard how when she comes in and out and all she says is her daughters name.

JBean
07-21-2012, 07:55 PM
Official List (http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_COLORADO_SHOOTING_VICTIMS_GLANCE?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT) of the deceased
Twelve people who died in the Colorado movie shooting have been identified by the Arapahoe County coroner.
-Jessica Ghawi, 24, of Denver; aspiring sports journalist
-Veronica Moser, 6, whose mother was critically injured
-Matt McQuinn, 27, of Denver; technical support provider
-Alex Sullivan, 27, of Aurora; worked at Red Robin restaurant
- Micayla Medek, 23, of Westminster, Colo.
-John Larimer, 27, of Buckley Air Force Base, Navy cryptologist
-Jesse Childress, 29, of Thornton, Colo., Air Force cyber-systems operator
-Gordon W. Cowden, 51
-Jonathan T. Blunk, 26
-Rebecca Ann Wingo, 32
-Alexander C. Teves, 24, earned master's degree in counseling psychology in June from University of Denver
-Alexander J. Boik, 18

mrsu
07-21-2012, 07:58 PM
Was this posted yet?

https://www.facebook.com/RememberAJBoik

mrsu
07-21-2012, 08:10 PM
Rebecca Wingo's FB page. She was the mother to 2 beautiful babies. :(

https://www.facebook.com/2jbabies?ref=ts

mrsu
07-21-2012, 08:16 PM
Jessica Ghawi

https://www.facebook.com/pages/RIP-Jessica-Ghawi/492910887390312

HMSHood
07-21-2012, 09:26 PM
Shooting survivor: Boyfriend 'took a bullet for me'
http://usnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/07/21/12875584-shooting-survivor-boyfriend-took-a-bullet-for-me?lite

Jon Blunk jumped in and took a bullet for his girlfriend and died.

SmoothOperator
07-21-2012, 10:58 PM
Here's our beautiful little Veronica Moser.. Her daddy's words are almost more than I can bear. He said that she was what he loved most in this entire world and that he will never love another.. That she was the last girl he'd ever love..
24791


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PHB
07-21-2012, 11:30 PM
Here's our beautiful little Veronica Moser.. Her daddy's words are almost more than I can bear. He said that she was what he loved most in this entire world and that he will never love another.. That she was the last girl he'd ever love..
24791


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This little girl's mother has not been told of her death. In her waking moments she asks about her, and no one has the heart to tell her. She was shot in the neck, and is reported to be paralyzed. Also, I read somewhere she had just been accepted to medical school.

wfgodot
07-22-2012, 01:46 AM
Mother: Slain daughter more than 'victim' (http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local_news/article/Mother-Slain-daughter-more-than-victim-3725273.php)(San Antonio Express-News)
When the massive Colorado Springs wildfires broke out in young journalist Jessica Ghawi's newly adopted state last month, the 24-year-old couldn't bear to stand by and watch families suffer.

Although still more of a student than a seasoned broadcasting pro — and although she had no experience in starting or operating a nonprofit — the San Antonio native went to work immediately, collecting sporting goods from colleagues and friends for a charity she planned to call “Little Things.”
---
much more at link above

~n/t~
07-22-2012, 10:27 PM
Very touching memorial. My continued prayers for the victims and their families and friends and the entire community.


RIP

Veronica Moser-Sullivan, 6
Gordon Cowden, 51
John Larimer, 27
Jessica Ghawi, 24
Alex Sullivan, 27
Micayla Medek, 23
Jonathan Blunk, 26
Rebecca Wingo, 32
Alexander Teves, 24
Alexander Boik, also known as AJ Boik, 19
Matt McQuinn, 27
Jesse Childress, 29

:rose:

Rallihanna
07-22-2012, 10:44 PM
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=news/national_world&id=8744252

Mother of 6 year old who died is in critical condition.. and pregnant.

JBean
07-22-2012, 10:51 PM
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=news/national_world&id=8744252

Mother of 6 year old who died is in critical condition.. and pregnant. Bless this woman.
Veronica Moser-Sullivan, 6. She is the youngest to die in the shooting. Moser's aunt told the AP that the girl's mother, Ashley Moser, 25, is in critical condition with a bullet in the throat and abdomen. ABC News confirmed Sunday that Ashley Moser was pregnant when she was shot. It was not known whether the shooting affected her pregnancy.

Curious Me
07-23-2012, 12:43 AM
Jonathan Blunk
:hero:
HERO

"...Jonathan had served five years in the Navy and three tours overseas."


Theater Shooting Victim Stationed in Coronado
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/48279201/ns/local_news-san_diego_ca/


Shooting survivor: Boyfriend 'took a bullet for me
http://usnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/07/21/12875584-shooting-survivor-boyfriend-took-a-bullet-for-me?lite

Waddles
07-23-2012, 08:20 AM
This is all so terribly sad and tragic, and for nothing -for a mad senseless act. My heart goes out to the victims' loved ones.

~n/t~
07-23-2012, 09:16 AM
http://www.csmonitor.com/var/ezflow_site/storage/images/media/content/2012/7-23-12-colorado-shooting-memorial/13218770-1-eng-US/7-23-12-Colorado-shooting-memorial_full_600.jpg

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Latest-News-Wires/2012/0723/Colorado-shooting-suspect-What-are-the-charges-against-James-Holmes

JBounds
07-23-2012, 02:09 PM
This link has lots of photos of family members and a pic of the youngest victim, Veronica Moser and the girl who would have been a sportscaster Jessica Ghawi as well as mourners. You'll have to scroll down because it goes throught the court deal this morning and other stuff. It also shows a pic of Verionica's father in sun glasses going into the courtroom. He looks very distraught, I don't think I could have gone before him to see that monster's face if that happened to me.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2177736/James-Holmes-Dark-Knight-massacre-gunman-appears-court-prosecutors-seek-death-penalty.html

PHB
07-23-2012, 08:11 PM
Check this out. This woman was shot through the head, and it turns out she had a brain defect, a void in her brain which the buckshot pellet travelled through. She is already talking, and is expected to fully recover.
dailymail article: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2177993/Woman-shot-head-Aurora-attack-SURVIVED-rare-brain-defect-didnt-know-had.html?ICO=most_read_module

and the family's pastor's blog w/ more details: http://bstrait.wordpress.com/2012/07/22/a-miracle-inside-the-the-aurora-shooting-one-victims-story/

jjenny
07-23-2012, 08:52 PM
Check this out. This woman was shot through the head, and it turns out she had a brain defect, a void in her brain which the buckout pellet travelled through. She is already talking, and is expected to fully recover.
dailymail article: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2177993/Woman-shot-head-Aurora-attack-SURVIVED-rare-brain-defect-didnt-know-had.html?ICO=most_read_module

and the family's pastor's blog w/ more details: http://bstrait.wordpress.com/2012/07/22/a-miracle-inside-the-the-aurora-shooting-one-victims-story/

Wow. That's great.

Curious Me
07-24-2012, 01:57 AM
Check this out. This woman was shot through the head, and it turns out she had a brain defect, a void in her brain which the buckshot pellet travelled through. She is already talking, and is expected to fully recover.
dailymail article: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2177993/Woman-shot-head-Aurora-attack-SURVIVED-rare-brain-defect-didnt-know-had.html?ICO=most_read_module

and the family's pastor's blog w/ more details: http://bstrait.wordpress.com/2012/07/22/a-miracle-inside-the-the-aurora-shooting-one-victims-story/

Wonderful news!

gitana1
07-24-2012, 02:27 AM
Here is a beautiful video about the victims. Several current or former service men and women: http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2012/07/24/ac-cooper-dnt-co-shooting-victims.cnn

Here's an accompanying story with photos: http://www.cnn.com/interactive/2012/07/us/interactive.colorado.victims/?hpt=hp_c1

Here's the FB for young AJ Boik. It contains lots of posts from his friends, tributes, etc. It includes video of him being silly: http://www.facebook.com/RememberAJBoik

Here's a picture of lovely little six year old Veronica Moser Sullivan. She just learnd to swim: http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/guardian/Pix/pictures/2012/7/22/1342951612673/Veronica-Moser-Sullivan-s-008.jpg
http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/guardian/Pix/pictures/2012/7/22/1342951612673/Veronica-Moser-Sullivan-s-008.jpg
http://l.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/A.LUCsfsX7ReHgqoeRxqfQ--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Y2g9MzE1O2NyPTE7Y3c9NDIwO2R4PTA7ZH k9MDtmaT11bGNyb3A7aD00NzM7cT04NTt3PTYzMA--/http://l.yimg.com/os/152/2012/07/22/veronica-moser-sullivan-the-sullivan-family-jpg_213201.jpghttp://l.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/A.LUCsfsX7ReHgqoeRxqfQ--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Y2g9MzE1O2NyPTE7Y3c9NDIwO2R4PTA7ZH k9MDtmaT11bGNyb3A7aD00NzM7cT04NTt3PTYzMA--/http://l.yimg.com/os/152/2012/07/22/veronica-moser-sullivan-the-sullivan-family-jpg_213201.jpg

Thanks a lot you creep. Thanks for taking these lives away from us and leaving your miserable self behind.

~n/t~
07-24-2012, 08:23 AM
https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/530190_10151109563606350_914352483_n.jpg

Hero amid the bullets: One woman stayed by her best friend's side, saving her life during the Colorado shooting.

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151109563606350&set=a.122723261349.132852.12566691349&type=1&theater

http://todayhealth.today.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/07/23/12907847-hero-amid-the-bullets-the-power-of-female-friendship?lite

~n/t~
07-24-2012, 08:28 AM
http://timenewsfeed.files.wordpress.com/2012/07/149037831.jpg?w=600&h=400&crop=1

http://newsfeed.time.com/2012/07/22/colorado-movie-theater-shooting-remembering-the-victims/

:cry:

~n/t~
07-24-2012, 08:28 AM
http://wac.450f.edgecastcdn.net/80450F/kygl.com/files/2012/07/aurora-victims-by-veronica-gilson-630x588.jpg

http://kygl.com/remembering-the-victims-in-aurora-opinion/

JBounds
07-24-2012, 10:04 AM
Here is a witness audio account by a man who was shot by all three guns being interviewed not longer after his surgery and he said he would like to talk to the shooter and pray with him. He also mentions that he witnessed one man who saved a woman by shielding her and let himself get killed. Not sure of that man's name.

http://www.schnittshow.com/go/news/sections/newsarticle.html?feed=104668&article=10289211&donotcache=0

Isabelle
07-24-2012, 10:38 AM
I look at all these lovely people - a happy, funny 27 year old newlywed celebrating his birthday (Alex Sullivan), a young Navy man serving his first post (John Thomas Larimer), another young soldier, and Army reservist (Jesse Childress), a little six year old girl who cannot yet be named because her injured and paralyzed mother does not yet know she is dead, a talented and aspiring young journalist (Jessica Ghawi) a young man who saved his girlfriend and died in the process (Matt McQuinn) - any one of their lives was so much more important, so much more beautiful than the coward who killed them.

I am astounded by what was taken that night. It is incomprehensible.


There are just no words. Tears barely cover it!

BetteDavisEyes
07-24-2012, 12:19 PM
Families of theater shooting victims plan goodbyes
By P. SOLOMON BANDA and NICHOLAS RICCARDI, AP
33 minutes ago

CENTENNIAL, Colo. — With their anger and tears stirred by the sight of James Holmes in a courtroom with red hair and glassy eyes, the families of those killed in the Colorado theater massacre now must go home to plan their final goodbyes.

Tom Teves' stare bore into Holmes as the 24-year-old former graduate student sat as though in a daze during his court appearance Monday. Teves' son was one of the 12 people Holmes is accused of killing after Alex Teves dove to protect his girlfriend in the shooting early Friday.

Another 58 were wounded, including seven critically, when a gunman opened fire at a midnight showing of "The Dark Knight Rises" in nearby Aurora...

http://xfinity.comcast.net/articles/news-national/20120723/US.Colorado.Shooting/?cid=hero_media_den

gitana1
07-24-2012, 01:47 PM
AJ Boik being silly, dancing at his high school. Reminds me of my brothers in law. Makes my heart hurt. Such a joyful kid! October 6, 2010 8:47 AM - YouTube

gitana1
07-24-2012, 01:52 PM
18 year old AJ Boik: http://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/251940_449581061742861_1524863910_n.jpg


http://i.huffpost.com/gen/696616/thumbs/s-AJ-FAN-PAGE-large.jpg


Alexander J. Boik was an 18-year-old recent high school graduate (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/22/a-look-at-the-lives-of-co_0_n_1692833.html) and future student at the Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design. Following his death in the Aurora, Colo. "Dark Knight Rises" massacre (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/21/aurora-shooting-shock-sad_n_1691538.html#liveblog), teens who knew him set up a Facebook page to commemorate his life. (http://www.facebook.com/RememberAJBoik)http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/22/aj-boik-facebook-page-batman-massacre_n_1693145.html

prayers4missing
07-24-2012, 02:43 PM
God Bless you all :heartbeat::rose::rose::rose:

This thread makes me so sad. I will continue to prayer for the victims and the families.

prayers4missing
07-24-2012, 02:51 PM
Wow! Just finished reading Jordan's blog. He is amazing! I love love love that he has this campaign going not speaking the cowards name and speaking as much as possible about the victims. This is just amazing!

raeann
07-24-2012, 11:11 PM
Just learned that Jon Blunk's mother lives within 2 or 3 miles of my house.....the families of these victims are from all over the country...prayers for all of them as they must travel to care for the injured and for those who must bring home their loved ones who did not survive.

jmo

~n/t~
07-25-2012, 05:45 AM
Christian Bale in the hospital with 27-year-old Wisconsin native Carey Rottman, a victim of Friday's Aurora, Colo. theater shooting.

http://msnbcmedia.msn.com/j/MSNBC/Components/Photo/_new/tdy-120724-bale-hospital-02.380;380;7;70.jpg

I admire him for taking time out of his personal life to visit with the victims. WTG, Christian!

~n/t~
07-25-2012, 05:47 AM
Actor Christian Bale and his wife Sibi Blazic carry flowers to place on a memorial to the victims of Friday's mass shooting.

http://www.cbc.ca/gfx/images/news/photos/2012/07/24/li-620-bale-cp-02992747.jpg

http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/story/2012/07/24/christian-bale-batman-colorado-shooting.html


A Warner Bros. spokeswoman told The Denver Post that Bale was representing himself, not the movie studio.

~n/t~
07-25-2012, 05:53 AM
Katie Medley, whose husband was seriously injured in the Colorado shootings sits with her new-born son, Hugo Jackson Medley, at University of Colorado Hospital in Aurora

http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/breaking/images/2012/0725/295775_1.jpg?ts=1343209748


This put a smile on my face. Lots of love to the newborn baby boy. Continued prayers for a speedy recovery for mommy and daddy. :rose:

http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/breaking/2012/0725/breaking15.html

~n/t~
07-25-2012, 08:40 AM
Mourning: Left, two daughters of victim Gordon Cowden's embrace as another daughter leaves messages on a cross at the memorial site. The father of four, who was the oldest victim, is pictured right

http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2012/07/24/article-2178304-14304454000005DC-470_306x423.jpghttp://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2012/07/24/article-2178304-142E2CD0000005DC-686_306x423.jpg

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2178752/James-Holmes-Dark-Knight-gunman-involved-multiple-prostitutes-months-movie-massacre.html

Such a handsome man. So, so sad. :(

~n/t~
07-25-2012, 08:40 AM
http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2012/07/24/article-2178304-14304635000005DC-306_634x420.jpg

A photo of the victim with his children placed on the cross.

~n/t~
07-25-2012, 08:42 AM
New images: The public is learning more about the victims of the horrific attack, including Petty Officer Third Class John T. Larimer, 27, left, and young dad Jonathan T. Blunk, 26, right

http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2012/07/24/article-2178304-1431EB6C000005DC-509_306x423.jpghttp://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2012/07/24/article-2178304-1432CF5B000005DC-335_306x423.jpg

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2178752/James-Holmes-Dark-Knight-gunman-involved-multiple-prostitutes-months-movie-massacre.html

PHB
07-25-2012, 09:04 AM
Here's the website for the child's father. his name is Caleb, he is an aspiring comic. He has lost his right eye, and is currently in a medically-induced coma:

http://www.calebmedley.com/help

HMSHood
07-25-2012, 01:35 PM
Christian Bale in the hospital with 27-year-old Wisconsin native Carey Rottman, a victim of Friday's Aurora, Colo. theater shooting.

http://msnbcmedia.msn.com/j/MSNBC/Components/Photo/_new/tdy-120724-bale-hospital-02.380;380;7;70.jpg

I admire him for taking time out of his personal life to visit with the victims. WTG, Christian!

I have always liked Christian Bale. My respect for him went much higher.

wfgodot
07-25-2012, 08:41 PM
L.A. Kings Donate $10,000 To Scholarship Fund In Memory Of
Jessica Redfield, The Hockey Writer Killed In Dark Knight Shooting (http://deadspin.com/jessica-redfield/) (Deadspin)

Stash777
07-26-2012, 08:15 PM
Ashley Moser, mother of Veronica Moser, had just lost her father 8 weeks ago. Words just cannot explain how heartbroken I am for her. First her father, whom according to the article below she was extremely close to, and then her daughter...

http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/07/22/12890701-double-tragedy-aurora-shooting-victim-learns-her-daughter-was-killed?lite

~n/t~
07-27-2012, 05:14 AM
Colorado shooting victim on James Holmes: ‘I forgive him with all my heart’

It would be understandable for the victims of the Colorado theater shooting and their families to want retribution.

But Pierce O'Farrill, a 28-year-old who was shot three times in the Aurora massacre, says he has forgiven James Holmes, the suspected shooter in last week's Aurora, Colo., massacre.


http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/lookout/colorado-shooting-victim-forgives-holmes-142413141.html


I admire this victim for being able to forgive the suspect. He's a much better person than I.

~n/t~
07-27-2012, 05:44 AM
Gordon W. Cowden Obituary

http://www.legacy.com/ns/obituary.aspx?n=gordon-w-cowden&pid=158715371




http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2012/07/26/article-2179088-14386508000005DC-927_634x697.jpg

His family said in a statement: 'A quick-witted world traveler with a keen sense of humor, he will be remembered for his devotion to his children and for always trying his best to do the right thing, no matter the obstacle.'

Carrying flowers and passing a large portrait of Cowden, about 150 mourners gathered for the memorial at a Denver church. Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper paused at the photo before entering the church.






http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2179088/Colorado-Batman-shooting-James-Holmes-eldest-victim-Gordon-Cowdens-memorial-service.html


RIP Mr. Cowden :rose:

BetteDavisEyes
07-27-2012, 10:23 AM
Mourning, recovery after Colorado shooting

Investigators allow suspect's neighbors to go home

Author: By the CNN Wire Staff

Published On: Jul 26 2012 02:58:58 AM EDT Updated On: Jul 27 2012 07:24:07 AM EDT

John Torigoe/CNN
(CNN) -
Coloradans continued to put their lives back together Thursday after last week's deadly shooting rampage at a crowded movie theater -- some mourning, others returning to homes from which they had been barred for days.

More of the scores wounded in last Friday morning's shooting left hospitals in and around metropolitan Denver, though 12 remained.

The last two patients of six that were at Children's Hospital Colorado were released on Thursday, according to the hospital. The final person being treated at Denver Health Hospital also went home Thursday, said spokesman Tony Encinias...

http://www.clickondetroit.com/news/Mourning-recovery-after-Colorado-shooting/-/1719418/15713730/-/vpmqvj/-/index.html

JBean
07-28-2012, 12:08 AM
Aurora shooting: More airlines offer free airfare to victim's families


Frontier, Southwest and Spirit airlines are providing free air travel to Denver for families of the Aurora shooting victims who live out-of-state. They join United, which confirmed Thursday that it was providing travel assistance to families.
"We have been providing free travel for immediate family members of the victims," Frontier spokeswoman Lindsey Carpenter said Friday.
More at link (http://www.denverpost.com/theatershooting/ci_21176776/aurora-shooting-more-airlines-offer-free-airfare-victims?source=pkg)

Liz
07-28-2012, 07:16 AM
July 27, 2012 12:55 PM

Smith said the thought of losing one of his family members was frightening and was moved to do something to help.

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-400_162-57481439/carolina-panthers-wide-receiver-steve-smith-donates-$100000-to-colo-shooting-victims/?tag=contentMain;contentBody


Kudos to Mr. Steve Smith! :clap:

wfgodot
07-28-2012, 04:34 PM
Very affecting pictures in Daily Mail:

Two more Colorado shooting victims laid to rest in heart-breaking funerals in Ohio and Texas (http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2180340/Aurora-shooting-Two-Colorado-shooting-victims-laid-rest-heart-breaking-funerals-Ohio-Texas.html)

I watched livestream Jessica Ghawi's funeral in San Antonio. Her brother's opening remarks - no one could stay dry-eyed who heard them, I'm certain.

LinasK
07-28-2012, 10:18 PM
Updated: 6:07 p.m. Saturday, July 28, 2012 | Posted: 6:05 p.m. Saturday, July 28, 2012 By AMANDA LEE MYERS
The Associated Press
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio —
A man who saved his girlfriend's life at the Colorado movie shooting was remembered for his selfless sacrifice Saturday, while an aspiring sportscaster was praised for her boundless energy and an Air Force reservist as a good friend.
The girlfriend who Matt McQuinn saved by taking three bullets aimed at her wept as pastors spoke of the senselessness of the shooting spree at the suburban Denver theater where 12 people were killed just more than a week ago.
Mourners packed a church in this western Ohio town where McQuinn came from, while family and friends gathered in San Antonio on the same day to remember Jessica Ghawi and a private funeral service was held at Buckley Air Force Base in Aurora, Colo., for Staff Sgt. Jesse Childress.
More funerals are set for next week.
more at link: http://www.ktvu.com/ap/ap/general/ohio-texas-funerals-set-for-2-colo-victims/nP5tn/

LinasK
07-28-2012, 10:21 PM
Updated: 7:01 p.m. Saturday, July 28, 2012 | Posted: 7:00 p.m. Saturday, July 28, 2012 The Associated Press
DENVER —
A woman who was critically wounded in the Colorado theater shooting that left dead her 6-year-old daughter has suffered a miscarriage.
Jacki Kelley of the Jefferson County sheriff's office said Saturday that Ashley Moser is recovering from surgery but that the trauma caused the miscarriage.
more at link: http://www.ktvu.com/ap/ap/crime/woman-seriously-injured-in-co-shooting-miscarries/nP6Bk/

PHB
07-28-2012, 10:40 PM
Updated: 7:01 p.m. Saturday, July 28, 2012 | Posted: 7:00 p.m. Saturday, July 28, 2012 The Associated Press
DENVER —
A woman who was critically wounded in the Colorado theater shooting that left dead her 6-year-old daughter has suffered a miscarriage.
Jacki Kelley of the Jefferson County sheriff's office said Saturday that Ashley Moser is recovering from surgery but that the trauma caused the miscarriage.
more at link: http://www.ktvu.com/ap/ap/crime/woman-seriously-injured-in-co-shooting-miscarries/nP6Bk/


I was afraid this would happen. She lost her only child, she may be a quadrapalegic, and now this.

Stash777
07-28-2012, 11:25 PM
I was afraid this would happen. She lost her only child, she may be a quadrapalegic, and now this.

She is also still coping with the loss of her father 8 weeks ago. The amount of loss this one young woman is dealing with is heartbreaking. I am praying she is given the strength to get through this.

jjenny
07-28-2012, 11:30 PM
I was afraid this would happen. She lost her only child, she may be a quadrapalegic, and now this.

So awful.

PHB
07-29-2012, 12:31 AM
Stand-up comic Gabriel Igleasis is putting on a benefit show for victim Caleb Medley, who is an aspiring comic. He lost an eye, his wife just had a baby, and they are uninsured.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/27/gabriel-iglesias-benefit-_n_1709735.html

PHB
07-29-2012, 12:38 AM
This link contains a statement from Ashley Moser's family re: the miscarriage, and has information on how to donate to the funeral/healthcare fund:

http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/07/28/13013173-wounded-mom-of-youngest-aurora-victim-suffers-miscarriage-family-says?lite

HMSHood
07-29-2012, 12:41 AM
I was afraid this would happen. She lost her only child, she may be a quadrapalegic, and now this.

I can't imagine what Ashley Moser is going through.

~n/t~
07-29-2012, 07:49 AM
Colorado shooting: Tenants leaving booby-trapped apartment building

“I’m still kind of in shock,” said Tori Everhart, 27, ducking under yellow police tape surrounding the building on Friday, her arms full of luggage. “I just want to get out of here.”

http://www.thestar.com/news/world/article/1233661--colorado-shooting-tenants-leaving-booby-trapped-apartment-building

These poor folks are victims too. I don't think I'd be able to live there again either. :(

rollinginit
07-29-2012, 08:14 AM
Here's a pretty detailed article about the injuries suffered by a lot of the victims. It's pretty graphic. It also explained how the hospital worked that night.
http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_21169730?source=pop_section_news

She had 22 small holes in her body from the shotgun pellets — one for each year of her life, she wryly observed later. But while bloody, the wounds were largely superficial.

In the days since then, she has acquired an appreciation for the horrific damage inflicted on others who somehow survived.

"I've still got a lot of gross stuff in me," she said of the pellets that remain embedded beneath her skin. "But what sucks is that 22 holes is the good end of the spectrum."

wfgodot
07-29-2012, 11:15 AM
Lengthy San Antonio Express-News article
about Jessica Ghawi's memorial service:

A woman who 'lived fiercely, loved deeply' (http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local_news/article/A-woman-who-lived-fiercely-loved-deeply-3743349.php)

songline
07-29-2012, 11:41 AM
I have not had the guts to read this thread.
My guts seem to spill out each time that I even try to read here.

To all who lost a loved one and or have a loved one in the hospital:

God bless you, stay strong, keep the faith and take good care of yourselves.
I cannot imagine what you are going through but I want to send you love and healing energy
hugs and kisses too. God bless you and your family in this hard time.

x_files
07-29-2012, 11:48 AM
Updated: 7:01 p.m. Saturday, July 28, 2012 | Posted: 7:00 p.m. Saturday, July 28, 2012 The Associated Press
DENVER —
A woman who was critically wounded in the Colorado theater shooting that left dead her 6-year-old daughter has suffered a miscarriage.
Jacki Kelley of the Jefferson County sheriff's office said Saturday that Ashley Moser is recovering from surgery but that the trauma caused the miscarriage.
more at link: http://www.ktvu.com/ap/ap/crime/woman-seriously-injured-in-co-shooting-miscarries/nP6Bk/

I thought she had given birth last week. I must have read wrong. I'll try to find the article. MM claimed it was a boy. Were there two pregnant women that night?
This is horrible news. :(

jjenny
07-29-2012, 12:50 PM
I thought she had given birth la wek. I must have read wrong. I'll try to find the article. MM claimed it was a boy. Was there two pregnant woman that night?
This is horrible news. :(

Those are two different pregnant women. One gave birth to a baby boy. Her husband was injured severely and is in the hospital. He was shot in the eye and has brain damage. But the baby boy is fine, and she herself was not injured. And then there is Ashley Moser, who was injured and pregnant but had a miscarriage.

x_files
07-29-2012, 12:55 PM
Those are two different pregnant women. One gave birth to a baby boy. Her husband was injured severely and is in the hospital. He was shot in the eye and has brain damage. But the baby boy is fine, and she herself was not injured. And then there is Ashley Moser, who was injured and pregnant but had a miscarriage.

thank you for clarifying that for me.

cece5300
07-30-2012, 04:36 PM
Omg I feel so sad for the lady who had a miscarriage ;( How devastating.

jjenny
07-30-2012, 07:06 PM
She is also going to end up paralyzed.

"Ashley Moser, a victim of the Colorado movie theater shootings who lost her six-year-old daughter, has suffered a miscarriage and will be paralyzed because of her injuries, according to her family."

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-201_162-57482458/family-member-says-colo-shooting-victim-will-be-paralyzed-suffered-miscarriage/?tag=re1.channel

Only4Justice
07-30-2012, 07:24 PM
Anybody watching JVM? The mother of a victim, Rebecca Wingo, is speaking. It's soooo heartbreaking, makes me want to cry.

She emphasized being offended by the gunman's hair in court today. Gives me shivers!

Prayers to Rebecca's family :please:

shadowraiths
08-02-2012, 12:57 AM
From the court dox ( link (http://www.courts.state.co.us/userfiles/file/Court_Probation/18th_Judicial_District/18th_Courts/12CR1522/2012-07-30%2012CR1522%20Complaint.pdf) ), here is the complete, and mind boggling, victim list.

Murdered
Jonathan Blunk
Alexander Boik
Jessee Childress
Gordon Cowden
Jessica Ghawi
John Larimer
Mathew McQuinn
Micayla Medek
Veronica Moser-Sullivan
Alex Sullivan
Alexander Teves
Rebecca Wingo
Survivors
Petra Anderson
Adan Avila
Brandon Axelrod
Tony Billipando
Christina Blanche
Maria Carbonell
Alejandra Cardona-Lamas
Louis Duran
Craig Enlund
Alex Espinoza
Jacqueline Fry
Yousef Gharbi
Zachary Goldich
Munirah Gravelly
Eugene Han
Jay Jenkins
Bonnie Kate
Jasmine Kennedy
Marcus Kizzar
Patricia Legarreta
Brenton Lowak
Ryan Lumba
Caleb Medley
Ashey Moser
Stephen Moton
Joshua Nowlan
Pierce O'Farrill
Prodeo Patria
Rita Paulina
Christopher Rapoza
Carli Richards
Dion Roseborough
Carey Rottman
Lucas Smith
Heather Snyder
Ferrah Soudana
Catherine Streib
Jamison Toews
Denise Traynom-Axelrod
Marcus Weaver
Michael White
David Williams
Allie Young
Jansen Young
Samantha Yowler
Gage Hankins
McKayla Hicks
Stephen Barton
Nickelas Gallup
Evan Farris
Jennifer Avila
Jarrell Brooks
Amanda Hernandez-Memije
Kelly Lewis
Bonnie Pourciau
Aggiat Mora
Ethan Rohrs
Nathan Juranek
Petra Anderson
Adan Avila
Brandon Axelrod
Tony Billipando
Christina Blanche
Maria Carbonell
Alejandra Cardona-Lamas
Louis Duran
Craig Enlund
Alex Espinoza
Jacqueline Fry
Yousef Gharbi
Zachary Golditch
Munirah Gravelly
Eugene Han
Jay Jenkins
Bonnie Kate
Jasmine Kennedy
Marcus Kizzar
Patricia Legarreta
Brenton Lowak
Ryan Lumba
Caleb Medley
Ashley Moser
Stephen Moton
Joshua Nowlan
Pierce O'Farrill
Prodeo Patria
Rita Paulina
Christopher Rapoza
Carli Richards
Dion Roseborough
Carey Rottman
Lucas Smith
Heather Snyder
Ferrah Soudana
Catherine Streib
Jamison Toews
Denise Traynom-Axelrod
Marcus Weaver
Michael White
David Williams
Allie Young
Jansen Young
Samantha Yowler
Gage Hankins
McKayla Hicks
Stephen Barton
Jennifer Avila
Jarrell Brooks
Amanda Hernandez-Memije
Nathan Juranek
Kelly Lewis
Anggiat Mora
Bonnie Pourciau
Ethan Rohrs
Nickelas Gallup
Evan Farris
My heart goes out to the loved ones of those whose lives were cut short. It also goes out to those whose lives will be forever changed by this tragedy.

PHB
08-02-2012, 02:28 AM
Ashley Moser has been told she will be paralyzed. The Denver CBS article linked below states that it is hoped that she will retain use of her arms, so I think that means the GSW to her abdomen is what severed her spinal cord, and not the neck wound, which would have left her a quadrapelegic, so I guess that is a bit of "luck".
The dailymail link below also contains and additional photo of Ms. Moser.

http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120731/ashley-moser-massacre-victim-who-lost-daughter-6

http://denver.cbslocal.com/2012/07/30/shooting-victims-aunt-hopeful-niece-will-be-able-to-move-arms/

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2181533/Ashley-Moser-Colorado-shooting-victim-lost-daughter-suffered-miscarriage-PARALYZED.html?ito=feeds-newsxml

PHB
08-02-2012, 04:03 AM
According to a family friend on her fundraising site, Petra Anderson has already left the hospital for a physical rehab facility, and is walking and talking. They have already raised over $250k, which will not only help defray her medical/rehab bills, but also help fund her mother's terminal cancer treatments.

PHB
08-02-2012, 04:57 AM
Several well-known comics, includin Rob Schnieder of SNL fame, are having benefit shows for aspiring comic Caleb Medley, who lost an eye and suffered a brain injury in the attack. After the shooting, his wife gave birth to thier first child, and they have no medical insurance.

http://www.9news.com/news/local/article/279752/635/Comedians-plan-benefits-for-shooting-victims

Liz
08-04-2012, 12:02 PM
Aug. 3, 2012, 6:56 PM EST

Jacqueline Keavney Lader and Don Lader were in the Century 16 theater watching 'The Dark Knight Rises' when James Holmes allegedly killed 12 people. The former Marines talk about going back to see the movie to make sure the gunman did not win.

More at link:
http://movies.msn.com/movies/article.aspx?news=748453

SmoothOperator
08-04-2012, 12:21 PM
Assumed the victims thread would be the most appropriate thread to post the following details of the victims that I read earlier today in the People magazine featuring the article about the mass murder and IMO they succeeded in doing a great job in focusing more so on the victims, recognizing them each by name and attempting to better flesh out and humanize that list of 12 people whose lives were taken that night..*

Just a few tidbits that I'd not seen reported or known prior to reading it in this particular People issue(and that's definitely not saying that others may not already be aware of these details below..
Stephen Barton, 22(survived)
Stephen and a friend were cross country biking and just by chance happened upon Aurora, CO on July 19 and the friends decided to stay over night and attend the midnight premiere of TDKR.. Stephen was shot in the neck in theater 9.. But however is one of the lucky ones to survive that night with his life..*
Stephen states that during the previews is when he first caught sight of who he'd later learn was Alex Sullivan.. Stephen says that Sullivan was so full of life and having an absolute blast amongst friends watching the previews that led up to TDKR..

Alex Sullivan, 27.. Christine Blache, 29(survived)
One of those friends that was in the large group of friends with Alex Sullivan was Iraq war veteran Christina Blache, 29..
She says that as they all sat amongst one another about 10 rows up from the screen that not a one of them even had a clue that it was their friend, Alex's bday who'd invited everyone to join him for the premiere..according to Blache that's just exactly what type of modest guy that Alex was..

Blache says that a few minutes into the film that she heard a noise that she described as exactly sounding like the "whizzing" noise that is made when sailing a paper airplane thru the air.. Except this was no paper airplane.. These were real bullets that were whizzing by so close she could feel the wind/air as they grazed past.. Amongst the carnage she literally watched with her very own eyes those around her being hit with the bullets and shrapnel.. She felt her knee explode and looked down to see her leg profusely bleeding before even comprehending that she'd *been shot suddenly so too does she feel an explosion in her other knee area looking down and shocked at seeing the amount of blood coming from her legs..

She began to really look around and it began to set in the horrors of reality as she looked over and saw the man that just mere moments prior was the loud, gregarious, and full of life friend, Alex Sullivan.. She looked at him now mere moments later as he lay there on the floor of that theater face down, with massive blood loss coming from his head..

Rebecca Wingo, 32
She was an Air Force veteran, a single and very determined mother originally from Texas..she'd just landed herself the job she'd been working toward getting and was looking forward to shopping to buy herself a new wardrobe to start at this new job..*

In theater 9 that night Rebecca was almost one of the ones to survive.. In fact Rebecca had carefully made her all the way to the exit and remained unharmed.. Just as Rebecca reached the exit the shooter targeted her and in that blink of an eye shot her both in the chest and the head.. She was mere milleseconds from surviving..

AJ Boik, 18
AJ and his girlfriend along with six other friends all were seated on that very front row, dead center in front of the movie screen.. AJ suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the chest..

Alex Teves, 24 Amanda Lindgren, 24(survived due to Alex shielding her from bullets and thereby his paying with his life)

Liz
08-06-2012, 08:45 AM
Published August 04, 2012

RENO, Nev. – A Navy veteran who died after throwing himself in front of a friend during the Colorado movie theater shooting was remembered Friday for his fearlessness and optimism.

"Law enforcement is leaning toward he was trying to get the (suspect's) gun to save people's lives," said Roland Lackey, an Air Force veteran who officiated the service. "He was a hero, and I salute him."

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/08/04/navy-veteran-killed-in-colorado-movie-theater-massacre-may-have-tried-to-stop/#ixzz22lm3w8Fz

Liz
08-16-2012, 04:33 PM
Tweeted by John Ingold‏, Denver Post courts and crime reporter
https://twitter.com/john_ingold

Judge also said contact info for #theatershooting victims can be given to the Colorado Organization for Victim's Assistance if victims OK it

That organization would then start figuring out how to distribute the $4 million donated to aid #theatershooting victims.

"There are many victims who may be incapacitated or have lost family members and are in very dire financial straits." Prosecutor Rich Orman.

Curious Me
08-20-2012, 03:53 AM
"And 15 others injured in the Aurora shootings"
http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/story/2012-08-19/15-other-victims-colorado-shootings/57150936/1?csp=YahooModule_News

DeadCat
08-20-2012, 08:03 PM
'Dark Knight' Massacre SECOND Victim Hires Casey Anthony Lawyer

http://www.tmz.com/2012/08/20/jose-baez-dark-knight-massacre-victim-casey-anthony/#ixzz248Osir3W


http://www.tmz.com/2012/08/20/jose-baez-dark-knight-massacre-victim-casey-anthony/

krimekat
08-20-2012, 08:31 PM
can Baez practice in CO? what a JOKE

rollinginit
07-06-2013, 05:55 AM
A letter from Zack Golditch

July 20, 2012, was a day that will be remembered forever in history.
Right here in my backyard, 58 people were injured and 12 innocent lives were taken by the carelessness of one man. And not in a million years would I have thought that I would be one of those 58 injured people. But I was.
I was shot on the left side of my neck, and my life changed forever. Who knows where to go when something like this happens?
I went straight to practice the next day. That's where I wanted to be and needed to be the most. With my senior year coming to a start and a highly anticipated football season at hand, I had to move on.
It was tough; with the flashbacks, constant publicity and newly changed identity, I was put into a position where most would crumble and give up.
I was a leader and a fighter; the Gateway Olympians program made me into that. It's all mental, and getting back to football and school as well as great support from the community really eased the stress.
I could go on and on about how I overcame this tragedy, but the one thing that got me through this was just acceptance. Accepting the fact that I had been shot and there was nothing I could do to change it, nothing I could say that would change that.
There is a scar on my neck forever, but that does not define who I am, nor will it ever.
I am a Division I football scholar student-athlete to Colorado State University, a two-time state champion in the discus as well as many more titles in athletics. I am an honor roll student and a member of Gateway Student Council. These are the things that represent who I am, and what I have worked so hard to have the honor to say I have accomplished.
Most important, I am an Olympian; they have raised me and turned me into the person I am today. I am a survivor and I have the rest of my life ahead of me and I plan to make the most of it, and not let anything especially the events of July 20 stop me from going where I want to go and being who I want to be.
"It's not about how many times you get knocked down. It's how many times you get back up."


Read more: An open letter from Zack Golditch - The Denver Post http://www.denverpost.com/preps/ci_23469773/an-open-letter-from-zack-golditch#ixzz2YG2mgrCP