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WB releases statement about theater shootings, Paris premiere canceled

Warner Brothers, the studio that released "The Dark Knight Rises," issued a statement regarding the tragic shooting in an Auroro, Colorado midnight screening of the movie that left 12 dead and 38 injured.

WB releases statement about theater shootings, Paris premiere canceled

Workers dismantle an installation setup for the premiere of "The Dark Knight Rises", scheduled to be held Friday night in Paris, Friday, July 20, 2012, which has been canceled after a gunman killed 12 people at a Colorado opening of the same film, The night before in a Denver suburb, a man wearing a gas mask released an unknown gas into a crowded movie theater and opened fire. Twelve people were killed and at least 50 wounded. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)
Workers dismantle an installation setup for the premiere of "The Dark Knight Rises", scheduled to be held Friday night in Paris, Friday, July 20, 2012, which has been canceled after a gunman killed 12 people at a Colorado opening of the same film, The night before in a Denver suburb, a man wearing a gas mask released an unknown gas into a crowded movie theater and opened fire. Twelve people were killed and at least 50 wounded. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon) AP

Warner Brothers, the studio that released "The Dark Knight Rises," issued a statement regarding the tragic shooting in an Auroro, Colorado midnight screening of the movie that left 12 dead and 38 injured:

“Warner Bros. is deeply saddened to learn about this shocking incident. We extend our sincere sympathies to the families and loved ones of the victims at this tragic time.”

The Paris premiere of the film was canceled in reaction to the shooting.

An alleged shooter, 24-year-old James Holmes, has been arrested.

Molly Eichel Daily News Staff Writer
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