More Police Expected at Parsippany Theater for Batman Movie
Measures taken after deadly shooting in Colorado.
There will be an increased police presence Friday at Parsippany's Clearview Cinema 12, which is showing the new Batman blockbuster "The Dark Knight Rises," according to Parsippany Police Chief Anthony DeZenzo.
Police are taking precautions in the aftermath of a gunman opening fire and killing 12 early Friday morning at a movie theater screening of the new Batman movie in Aurora, Colo, police said.
DeZenzo said additional patrols will be dispatched to the local Clearview at 3165 Route 46.
In addition to those killed, 59 people were wounded, including a 23-year-old Sussex County woman.
The final film in the Batman series starring actor Christian Bale as the caped crusader will screen at the Par-Troy Clearview Friday evening at 6, 6:50, 7:40, 8:40, 9:30, 10:20 and 11 p.m.
Clearview Cinema officials were not available for comment.