Colo. shooting police radio: 'Child victim...need rescue now'
Calls between dispatch and police reveal officers trying to save the lives of victims in the chaos that followed the cinema shooting
By PoliceOne Staff
AURORA, Colo. — Early radio traffic from the Aurora cinema shooting that left 12 people dead and dozens injured has revealed how police officers were trying to save the lives of victims in the chaos that followed.
Aurora Police Chief Dan Oates says hundreds of calls began coming in at 12:39 a.m. Friday and police were on the scene within 60 to 90 seconds, with 200 officers eventually responding.
As further details emergence, the operator says, "All units respond to the theater."
One officer can be heard in the audio saying, "Somebody is spraying gas in here, too."
Authorities also released some of the 911 calls made during the massacre.
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