Paris Premiere of 'The Dark Knight Rises' Called Off After Colorado Shooting

11:24 AM EDT 7/20/2012 by Molly Horan, Celebeat Reporter

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After the shocking and tragic shooting at a midnight showing of "The Dark Knight Rises" in Colorado a decision has been made to cancel the movie's scheduled premiere in Paris. Any interviews scheduled for the movie's stars have also been canceled.

Warner Brothers, who released the latest Batman installment, have said regarding the tragedy, "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 shooting, which occurred  in a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado has left at least fourteen people dead. The shooter, a twenty-four year old man was wielding at least four weapons including a rifle. The shooter also used some kind of gas or smoke to further the confusion in the theater. Police have captured the suspect and have him in custody.

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