Eyewitness Tweets from The Dark Knight Rises Shooting in Colorado

A gunman opened fire in a midnight showing of The Dark Night Rises in Aurora, Co.

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Karl Gehring / The Denver Post via AP

Paramedics work at the scene of the shooting at the Century 16 movie theater in Aurora, Colo., early Friday morning July 20, 2012, where a gunman wearing a gas mask opened fire during a midnight screening of "The Dark Knight Rises".

A gunman turned an Aurora, Colo. midnight premiere of the new film The Dark Knight Rises into a bloody rampage early Friday morning. The man, who was apprehended at the scene, had at least two guns with him and began shooting about a half-hour into the film.

At least 14 are dead and 50 are injured as a result of the shooting. The alleged shooter was apprehended at the scene and identified as James Holmes.

(MORE: Photos from the scene of the shooting)

It appears that several moviegoers tweeted in the minutes after the massacre as they evacuated the theater; while it’s not possible to confirm any of the details in their accounts, here are some of the most dramatic tweets and photos from apparent eyewitnesses and reporters.

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[tweet https://twitter.com/dingos8myTARDIS/status/226223347594309632%5D

[tweet https://twitter.com/dingos8myTARDIS/status/226236272602136576%5D

[tweet https://twitter.com/ChayJ3/status/226208490459373569%5D

[tweet https://twitter.com/ChayJ3/status/226208742004371456%5D

[tweet https://twitter.com/IsaacJRamos/status/226210239396057089%5D

[tweet https://twitter.com/BlessedDisciple/status/226210423379197952%5D

[tweet https://twitter.com/JME817/status/226214858520150016%5D

[tweet https://twitter.com/JME817/status/226221775078432769%5D

(PHOTOS: Batman Movie Theater Shooting in Aurora, Colorado)

[tweet https://twitter.com/JME817/status/226243285956558848%5D

[tweet https://twitter.com/JuJubee__13/status/226220532864004097%5D

[tweet https://twitter.com/BrandonRittiman/status/226221997712093184%5D

[tweet https://twitter.com/BrandonRittiman/status/226252556257591296%5D

[tweet https://twitter.com/ZachEtake38/status/226225841842028544%5D

[tweet https://twitter.com/ZachEtake38/status/226226360128008195%5D

[tweet https://twitter.com/ZachEtake38/status/226228529325568000%5D

[tweet https://twitter.com/kurtisalee/status/226248683975479296%5D

[tweet https://twitter.com/oliviafeld/status/226251632063696896%5D

[tweet https://twitter.com/KyleClark/status/226297096578428929%5D

[tweet https://twitter.com/WPTZMattHobbs/status/226297743121985536%5D

[tweet https://twitter.com/CBSDenver/status/226290761417752576%5D

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