Blast in gunman’s plan, FBI agent says

Colorado apartment wired to explode, divert police from theater, he testifies

Posted: January 9, 2013 at 4:56 a.m.

An FBI agent Tuesday described a labyrinth of wires and potential explosives that had been rigged to be set off by a tripwire at the Aurora apartment of James Holmes, who is accused of opening fire inside a crowded movie theater last summer, killing 12 people and injuring dozens of others.

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