Aurora shooting survivor recounts the moment he was shot (Video)
“It was kinda fun,” said Avila. So when a friend asked them to come along last Friday night to watch the new Batman flick, “The Dark Knight Rises,” the Avilas were excited.
They arrived at the theater only an hour before showtime, which automatically placed them in the front row of the auditorium. What happened next can only be described as a scene straight out of a scary movie.
Twenty-four year old James Holmes, dressed as if he were going into battle, entered the auditorium and began shooting at the crowd, approximately ten minutes after the movie had begun, Avila told NBC News.
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