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'Batman' Shooter

The Killer's Arsenal

7/20/2012 12:05 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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James Holmes used 3 different kinds of guns during his assault on a Colorado movie theater ... including a high power assault rifle.

The Aurora PD says Holmes was in possession of an AR-15, a Remington 870 shotgun and a 40 caliber glock handgun when he was arrested this morning.

Cops say they found another 40 caliber glock in the shooter's car, located right outside the movie theater.

An AR-15 is a semi-automatic weapon ... capable of firing off hundreds of rounds per minute.

Below is a video of someone demonstrating the firing power of the AR-15 -- a civilian version of the M-16 assault rifle.


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91.

dman    

I'd like to mention that none of these 'heroes' (like you J) are mentioning the guy was wearing body armor. You still going to shoot him? Draw attention to yourself so he has a real specific target? I didn't think so.
The people posting things like this are just itching to shoot someone. Isn't that really what most gun nuts want the chance to do? Be their own George Zimmerman.
Or maybe they can just attend all their social functions dressed in full combat fatigue. That way everyone would feel safe. Ridiculous.

721 days ago
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the artist formerly known as hand turkey    

Dear "if some law abiding citizen had a gun, they could've stopped him" argument people, he had a vest, helmet, gas mask, and smoke bombs or tear gas. What you really mean is somebody could have tried, but more than likely would have been mistaken for an accomplice.

721 days ago
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Honeys Booboo    

They told him his doctoral thesis didn't measure up
to the brilliance that was "Richard McBeef".

721 days ago
94.

Sam Sunshine     

TMZ stick to the entertaining smut we love to read. Getting credible news from TMZ is like having a child molester look after your kid.

721 days ago
95.

karen    

Yea it was so helpful here right spiffy?

721 days ago
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meagan    

Please confirm your facts. He was not dressed as the joker. I'm honestly not sure why you are taking the word of a police chief in New York as fact when it happened here in Colorado and our police chief had said over and over again that he was wearing full ballistic gear, gas mask, and black gloves. Stick with celebrity GOSSIP not real life tragedy please.

721 days ago
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Deuce5    

You can't stop some idiot from being a psycho, but an armed, law abiding citizen sure has a much better chance of not being a victim of a random act of violence! Wake-up, get trained and exercise your second ammendment right to defend yourself! You, Your family and anyone on the receiving end of that protection will thank you for it. This guy needs to see the inside of a gas chamber!

721 days ago
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thegreatamericandesertreturns    

His low body count shows his disrangment.He didn`t need a firearm at all and by useing them the body count was low,had he blow everyone up as the rest of the world sees endlessly,he could of killed 100`s.THANK GOD he didn`t try to op his body count.

721 days ago
99.

Rick Rodriguez    

You have no business doing legitimate news items. Yo cover Kim K's Lambo gift to Kanye and other tabloid ****. you are NOT journalists.

721 days ago
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Rick Rodriguez    

You have no business doing legitimate news items. Yo cover Kim K's Lambo gift to Kanye and other tabloid ****. you are NOT journalists.

721 days ago
101.

trover    

You really should learn what you're talking about. There's no way an AR-15 can shoot hundreds of rounds per minute. It's one bullet, one trigger pull, stupid. A thirty round magazine.

721 days ago
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carla    

. U idiots think banning guns is the answer? How stupid r u? The criminals will still get guns illegally and u will b screwed. Unable to protect your family. U think all the guns are going to magically disapeer and no one will get them?? Get a brain please . We need to protect ourselves , guns will never go away...

721 days ago
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trover    

Get your facts right. There's no way an AR-15 can fire hundreds of bullets in one minute. It's one pull, one bullet, every time. And a thirty round magazine. This is a tragedy, but don't blame the weapons. This is another example why law-abiding citizens need the right to protect themselves.

721 days ago
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gpzjack    

Funny how people see these "assualt" rifles that are so evil. I wonder how man know that your average hunting rifle is way more powerful and capable of firing just as fast. Then again people think one sprinkler head going off sets them all off because all they know is what they see on tv's or movies..sad very sad.

721 days ago
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FactsPlease    

The civilian AR-15 is semi-automatic (you have to pull the trigger each time to fire)..... There is no way that you are going to fire "hundreds of rounds per minute" with a semi-auto. The video that is being displayed is a fully automatic rifle...not a semi-automatic. Please report correct info....

721 days ago
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