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Obama says he is 'shocked and saddened' by 'horrific and tragic' Colorado shooting

Police are pictured outside of a Century 16 movie theatre where as many as 14 people were killed and many injured at a shooting during the showing of a movie at the in Aurora, Colo., Friday, July 20, 2012. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)
July 20, 2012 - 7:32 AM

MANALAPAN, Fla. - President Barack Obama says he is "shocked and saddened" by a deadly mass shooting at a Colorado movie theatre. He is urging the nation to "come together as one American family."

Obama calls the shooting "horrific and tragic" and says his administration will do everything it can to support the people of Aurora, Colorado.

A gunman opened fire early Friday at a theatre on the opening night of the latest Batman movie. Authorities say 14 people were killed and at least 50 others were injured.

Obama was in Florida at the time of the shooting. The White House says Obama was informed of the shooting by his Homeland Security Advisor, John Brennan.

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