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After Aurora shooting, suspect calm, relaxed, policeman tells court

Posted: January 8, 2013 at 5:42 a.m.

Aurora police officer Justin Grizzle leaves court after testifying at a preliminary hearing for James Holmes at the courthouse in Centennial, Colo., on Monday. Grizzle fought to keep his composure during his testimony, in which he described wounded people trying to run and crawl away from the theater.

A police officer testified at a preliminary hearing Monday that when he responded to emergency calls about a mass shooting at a crowded movie theater this summer, he found the suspected gunman standing calmly outside his car in a parking lot just moments after the man had opened fire inside, authorities say, killing 12 people and injuring 58 others.

Accused theater shooter showed 'no emotion'

The families of victims of the Colorado theater shooting sat through testimony Monday from police officers who tried to save the lives of the wounded. Suspected gunman James Holmes didn't appear to show any emotion. (By AP)
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Tom Teves, with his wife, Caren, leaves a preliminary hearing for James Holmes on Monday in Centennial, Colo. The Teves’ son,... (By: ED ANDRIESKI) (Credit: AP)

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