Friday, July 20, 2012

James Holmes - Dark Knight Shooter

A 24-year-old graduate student in the neuroscience department at the University of Colorado Denver Aschutz Medical Campus in Aurora has been identified as the shooter in last night's deadly attack.

James Holmes killed 14 people and injured scores more firing several guns into a crowded theater at the premiere of the new Batman movie - Dark Knight Rises.

The University of Colorado confirms Holmes was in the process of withdrawing from the program in neuroscience.

"Mr. James Holmes was in the process of withdrawing from the University of Colorado Denver's graduate program in neurosciences," the univesity statement said. "Mr. Holmes enrolled at the university in June 2011."

The University of Colorado website reports the Biological Basis of Psychiatric and Neurological Disorders as one of his courses while in attendence.

Holmes also made a presentation on MicroRNA biomarkers while enrolled.

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