Batman Shooting: Reddit Users Give Eyewitness Accounts Of 'Dark Knight Rises' Premiere Massacre (GRAPHIC PHOTOS) (UPDATED)

Reports continue to come in regarding Friday morning's deadly shooting at the Aurora, Colo., premiere of the new Batman movie, "The Dark Knight Rises."

As Forbes reported, several eyewitnesses quickly turned to Reddit for support.

HuffPost Tech has found two unverified eyewitness accounts posted to Reddit. One alleged victim, a Reddit user whose username is "themurderator," posted photos of his bloody t-shirt and bullet wound after he was taken to an area hospital.

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"No one will believe me until I post the picture, but I was there and I was shot ... well, grazed really," the user wrote. "I'm doing all right, just a little shook up. Me and my girlfriend waited [until] it seemed the shooting was finished so we were some of the last people out of the theatre and there was a lot of blood."

Another Reddit user, "Peener13," claims to have been one of the earliest evacuees at the Century Aurora theater. She initially posted a plea for comfort from the Reddit community, but also added chilling details of the massacre.

"The shooting began during a gunfight scene in the movie, and at first, we thought it was special effects when smoke rose up," she wrote. "A guy ran in and shouted there was a gunman in the building, and the alarms to emergency evacuate started to go off."

Later, "Peener13" edited her post to include further details, claiming that "shots came through the wall" from an adjacent theater:

"It sounded like pistol shots at first, and we saw smoke rising, creating immediate confusion as to whether it was a theater stunt for the film or if something was terribly wrong. We were located near the top of the theater and were able to exit safely through the second story exit. When we got onto the balcony we saw police in the lobby with shotguns. They told us to stay low and make our way quickly to the stairs to exit the theater.

"The reason we didn't go to the high school when we evacuated was because we were one of the first to evacuate. As we were leaving the theater, some people from other cinemas were standing around, still confused and had no idea there was even an gunman inside. After getting permission from a police officer, we managed to get out of the parking lot and go straight home before they blockaded it to let the emergency vehicles through."

An 18-year-old Redditor named Morgan Jones, who lives near the scene of the Aurora shootings, kept a timeline of events starting early this morning. Jones, whose user name is "Integ3r," tuned into a local police and fire department scanner and aggregated coverage from local media into an impressive timeline.

Another Redditor, "DenverEM," who claimed to work at Denver Health Medical Center, described the quick response of medical staff in the comments of the post by "themurderator" (edited for clarity):

"1:00 AM - We are called and told there is a large shooting with many injured up to twenty people are heading to the ER with shooting injuries. We move patients and bring down surgeons as the ambulances move in.

1:30 AM - Patients start to show up. One has buck shot wounds throughout (nonfatal), another a [wound] to her forearm, multiple others, hemodynamically unstable [those with dangerously low blood pressure] patients brought to OR

4:00 AM - Most patients have been stabilized. Things calm down."


(via Reddit)