Seven years since Aurora theater shooting

Published: Jul. 20, 2019 at 11:21 AM MDT
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Saturday marks seven years since a gunman opened fire in a crowded movie theater, killing 12 and injuring 70.

In the five years since the Aurora theater massacre, the killer has been tried and sentenced to life behind bars. Some survivors have made full recoveries, while others were left with life-altering injuries.

On the 7th anniversary of the shooting, we want to remember those who were lost that night:

Jonathan T. Blunk, 26

Alexander J. Boik, 18

Air Force Staff Sgt Jesse E. Childress, 29

Gordon W. Cowden, 51

Jessica Ghawi, 24

Petty Officer 3rd Class John Thomas Larimer, 27

Matthew R. McQuinn, 27

Micayla C. Medek, 23

Veronica Moser-Sullivan, 6

Alex M. Sullivan, 27

Alexander C. Teves, 24

Rebecca Ann Wingo, 32

On July 16, 2015, James Holmes was found guilty on all 165 counts against him: 24 first-degree murder, 140 attempted murder and one count of possession or control of an explosive or incendiary device. He was sentenced to life in prison without parole.

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