Basic timeline for suspected Colo. theater gunman

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Posted: Jul 20, 2012 6:21 PM
Basic timeline for suspected Colo. theater gunman

Time line for suspected Colorado theater gunman James Eagan Holmes:

Dec. 13, 1987

Born in San Diego County, California.

Parents: Robert Milton Holmes and Arlene Rosemary Holmes.


Graduated from Westview High School, Class of 2006, according to Dr. John Collins, Superintendent of the Poway Unified School District.

2006 - 2010

Attended the University of California, Riverside, graduating with a BS in neuroscience in the Spring of 2010. Chancellor Timothy P. White said Holmes graduated with honors.


Holmes enrolled in the Ph.D. neuroscience program at the University of Colorado-Denver, said spokeswoman Jacque Montgomery.

May 2011

An Address of 1690 Paris Street, Aurora, CO for James Holmes shows up in public records searches.

July 20, 2012

Montgomery said Holmes "was in the process of withdrawing" from graduate school.

July 20, 2012

The suspect identified as Holmes opens fire in a crowded movie theater.