Bomb-Disarming Robot Was First to Enter Alleged Aurora Shooter’s Apartment (W/Video)

Flag at half-staff in remembrance of all of those who lost their lives in this horrible tragedy . . . EDITOR 

from Scientific American

By Larry Greenemeier | July 25, 2012 |

Photo: The FBI robot that was sent into Aurora Co. mass-murderers apartment ahead of personnel. CREDIT FBI SOURCE Scientific American Public Domain.

The first boots on the ground in the explosives-rigged apartment of Aurora, Colo., shooting suspect James Holmes were actually robot tracks. Fortunately for police, military and emergency res-ponders, bots are showing their mettle in this and other dangerous situations and helping keep their human handlers out of harm’s way.

Holmes, a former Ph.D. neuroscience student at the University of Colorado-Denver, alerted law enforcement to the booby traps in his apartment the morning of July 20, shortly after being arrested for shooting dozens of moviegoers taking in an early screening of The Dark Night Rises. . . . Read Complete Report

from youtube

Denver Batman shooting: Aerials of bomb disposal robot in action

Published on Jul 20, 2012 by 

A bomb disposal robot examines a car nearby to the cinema in Aurora where a gunman shot 14 people dead at a screening of the new Batman film. Report by Katie Lamborn.

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