Friday, July 20, 2012

List of CO shooting victims (still developing)

I feel that it is the right idea to post something about the CO shooting. It is not sports related, but this is such sad news to read about.

11:15 Friday- List of confirmed victims so far:

Update at 10:43 MT Friday: Micayla Medek, 23, is one of the dead in  

It's been confirmed that Alex Sullivan, the man who took a bullet for his wife, has passed away. RIP.

KUSA just confirmed two more victims: * John Larimer, 27, was in the U.S. Navy and was stationed in Aurora.
* Jesse Childress was a staff sergeant with Buckley Air Force Base.

Six-year-old Veronica Moser was killed in Aurora, Colo. theater shooting.

Killed: Jessica Ghawi, Veronica Moser-Sullivan, John T. Larimer, Alexander J. Boik, Jesse E. Childress, Jonathan T. Blunk, Rebecca Wingo, Alex M. Sullivan, Gordon Cowden, Micayla Medek and Alexander Teves.

James Holmes, the man that killed over a dozen and injured many others, was a 24 year old who was withdrawing from the University of Colorado at Denver, from a graduate program in neurosciences. Dan Abrams, reporter at ABC, says there are enough explosives in Holmes's house to take down "2 buildings."

Homeland Security Adviser John Brennan informed President Obama at 5:26amET today of CO shooting.

Just now: suspect's apt bldg being clear floor by floor, safe zone: 5 bldgs evac'd on advice of bomb squad.

Both the north and south towers at the research complex at Anschutz Medical Campus(CU Medical Center) on E. 19th Street where James Holmes worked are being evacuated. News 5 (KOAA) has a crew there and we'll bring you more information when we have it.-ES #theatershooting

Confirmed victims: Jessica Ghawi (Redfield), aspiring sports blogger, who had recently moved from Denver to San Antonio. More info about her:

Zack Golditch, OL from Aurora HS in Aurora, Colorado State football commit. He was wounded last night in the Aurora theater shooting. At least one other CSU football player was there.

28 year old Brandon Hoover of Columbia, SC was also one of the victims. Article about him from The State paper:

According to the Department of Defense, 2 Air Force reservists, 1 Navy service member were among those wounded in the Aurora shootings.

No other victims have been identified yet. Do not speculate on this news.

1 comment:

  1. Horrible and sad news to read about the names of all these innocent people. May all rest in peace. We should protest against such type of shooting and Guns