James Holmes: Police Identify 24-Year-Old Suspect In Denver Shootings

The suspect in the Denver movie theater shooting, who allegedly killed a reported 12 people and injured at least 38 at a midnight screening of "The Dark Knight Rises," has been identified as James Holmes.

Holmes is reportedly a 24-year-old white American male, The Associated Press reported on Friday morning. The young man opened fire during the opening night screening of the new Batman film at a theater in Aurora, Colo., around 12:30 a.m. Mdt Friday morning.

Law enforcement told ABC News that Holmes was wearing a bullet-proof vest and a riot-type mask, dressed in all black.

Moviegoers told The AP that he released some sort of smoke and, at first, they believed the attack was part of the show. He entered through an exit door at the front of the theater. He reportedly threw tear gas into the theater and began shooting.

"I have heard he was possibly wearing some sort of Batman costume,
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Katie Couric Will Anchor "The Inauguration Of The 44th President" On CBS

The Presidential Inauguration is just around the corner and the news stations are gearing up for non-stop coverage of the historic event. News anchor Katie Couric will anchor "The Inauguration Of The 44th President," CBS News' live, comprehensive broadcast and online coverage of Inauguration Day. CBS will cover all ceremonies, as well as key interviews and analysis from the CBS News Inauguration Team, on January 20 from Washington, D.C.

Celebrity News Service has learned that Couric will also anchor a live, one-hour primetime special, "Change And Challenge: The Inauguration of Barack Obama" at 9/8c and a live webcast on and at 10:00 Pm, Et.

Joining Couric in Washington, D.C. will be Chief Washington Correspondent Bob Schieffer, Senior Political Correspondent Jeff Greenfield, CBS News Chief White House Correspondent Chip Reid, CBS News Congressional Correspondent Nancy Cordes and CBS News Correspondents Sharyl Attkisson, Jim Axelrod, Jeff Glor,
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