Gov. John Hickenlooper: James Holmes Would Have Created ‘Horror’ Without Guns

Jul 22, 2012 10:00am
abc TW john hickenlooper steve hogan jt 120722 wblog Gov. John Hickenlooper: James Holmes Would Have Created Horror Without Guns

ABC

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper suggested this morning on “This Week” that even if Aurora shooting suspect James Holmes did not have access to guns, he would have found a way to create “horror.”

“This wasn’t a Colorado problem. This is a human problem,” Hickenlooper said. “Even if he didn’t have access to guns, this guy was diabolical…he would have found explosives. He would have found something…he would have done something to create this horror.”

Get more pure politics at ABC News.com/Politics and a lighter take on the news at OTUSNews.com

I also spoke with the mayor of Aurora  Steve Hogan, who said Holmes appeared “normal.”

“He just by every standard appeared normal,” said Hogan. “He did have friends. He had made connections. He had people he  went drinking with on Friday nights.”

On Friday, 24-year-old James Holmes allegedly entered a movie theater in Aurora, Colo. during a midnight showing of “The Dark Knight Rises” and opened fire, killing 12 people and injuring dozens moreThe incident is the largest mass shooting in American history.

Like “This Week” on Facebook here. You can also follow the show on Twitter here.

SHOWS:
You are using an outdated version of Internet Explorer. Please click here to upgrade your browser in order to comment.
blog comments powered by Disqus