Police say Colo. theater shooting suspect James Holmes' apartment booby trapped

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    AURORA, Colo. (AP) - Police say the apartment of the suspect in a mass shooting at a Denver area movie theater is booby trapped, so they've evacuated five surrounding buildings.

    Aurora Police Chief Dan Oates says bomb technicians are determining how to disarm flammable or explosive material in the third-floor apartment. He says police could be there some time.

    Oates says pictures from inside the apartment are fairly disturbing and the devices look to be sophisticated.

    FBI agents and police used a hook and ladder fire truck and put a camera at the end of 12-foot pole inside the apartment where 24-year-old James Holmes lives.

    The apartment is about four miles from the theater where at least 12 people were killed and 50 were wounded.

    You can find out more on the shootings in a Colorado theater shooting special section.

    (Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

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