(Credit: CBS News)
"I am not a 24-year-old gun-slinging killer from Aurora," James P. Holmes wrote on Facebook on Friday morning.
Holmes is a Denver man who shares first and last names with James Eagan Holmes, the suspect in the deadly shooting that took place at a midnight screening of the latest Batman movie just hours before.
As the investigation got under way in the shooting at the "The Dark Knight Rises" premiere, in which 70 members of the estimated 300-seat crowd were killed or injured, those looking for clues to make sense of it all went online for a digital footprint of the suspect -- to no avail.
It appears that the suspect Holmes is not on any social networks -- at least not under his legal name. Yet the picture of Holmes that has been painted is not much different than that of a typical, perhaps disenchanted, college student.
This is what we know about James Eagan Holmes: He graduated with a bachelor's degree in neuroscience from the University of California, Riverside, and was about to drop out of graduate school at the University of Colorado, Denver. The reasons why Holmes would get dressed in all black, a ballistic helmet, and tactical gloves and walk into that AMC Theater early Friday morning and open fire o... [Read more]