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Aurora theater shooting study gives suggestions to first responders
Aurora theater shooting study gives suggestions to first responders

Emergency medical workers responding to the 2012 Aurora, Colo., theater shooting were hampered in reaching victims by poor communication and a flood of 1,400 panicked moviegoers fleeing the suburban Denver theater, according to a review of the tragedy released Wednesday. The report, commissioned by the city of Aurora, praises the quick response after James E. Holmes opened fire in the packed theater, killing 12 people and injuring 70 others. But the report also makes 80 recommendations to help guide a more comprehensive future response. Although the first police unit arrived at the theater within two minutes of the first 911 call, the study concluded that first responders failed to...

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