Update July 20, 2012
During a press conference Friday evening, Aurora Police Chief Dan Oates said there were a total of 70 victims with 12 dead. Initially officials believed there were 71 victims. He also said a “handful” of the victims suffered injuries because of “the chaos.” More details will be provided in our next column.─The Editor
San Diego officials held a press conference about the Aurora gunman suspect identified as James Holmes.
Fox News said the spokesperson was Lt. Andrea Brown with the San Diego Police Dept.
Brown said the family is asking for respect for their privacy. She said they are "fully cooperating" with law enforcement.
Brown also said a statement from the family said, "It's a tragic event; it's taken everyone by surprise."
Brown said Holmes was in Colorado attending school and that he had attended high school in San Diego.
The Associated Press reported Holmes is a medical school dropout.
(Filed by Kay B. Day/July 20, 2012)