Shooting Suspect James Holmes’ San Diego Home: Images

Media converged on the home of James Holmes' parents Robert and Arlene Holmes on Sparren Avenue early Friday morning hours after police made an arrest in the movie theater rampage.

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James Holmes, the man who opened fire inside a Colorado movie theater, once lived in this home on Sparren Avenue in Rancho Penasquitos. Here, San Diego police officers stand guard out front the morning after the shooting in July 2012.
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James Holmes in his booking photo.
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James Holmes appeared inside a courtroom for the first time Monday, July 23, 2012.
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Holmes appeared with his hair dyed red and orange.
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At times, Holmes closed his eyes and gazed at the floor.
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Neighbor Anthony Mai, 16, said he knew Holmes his entire life and had a hard time believing his friend could be responsible for such a violent act.
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James Holmes in his 2006 Westview High School yearbook and in an image released by the University of Colorado (R).
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James Holmes seen during a summer internship program that included the brightest science students in the county.
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Holmes attending a science camp in Miramar in 2006.
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Neighbors brought out old yearbooks to show the young man they all knew as "Jimmy" in earlier years.
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Helicopters hovered above the Rancho Penasquitos early Friday morning after news spread that the suspect's parents lived here in San Diego.
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Media converged on the home of James Holmes' parents Robert and Arlene Holmes on Sparren Avenue. SDPD said they were called to the location by someone in the home.
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Before 9 a.m., a man identified by San Diego police as Holmes' father, left the home and headed to the airport.
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Holmes' father got into an unmarked police vehicle and left without saying anything to cameras.
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In line at Lindbergh Field, television cameras followed Holmes' father asking for any information about his son and were told only "No comment."
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SDPD Lt. Andra Brown addressed the media and released a statement from the family asking for their privacy as they process the information.
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The written statement handed out to the media outside the Holmes family home.
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A woman identified by neightbors as James Holmes' sister Chris was escorted by police from the home of Robert and Arlene Holmes, parents of 24-year-old mass shooting suspect James Holmes, on July 20.
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Yearbook photo of Colorado shooting suspect James Holmes.
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Lisa Domiani, an attorney speaking for Robert and Arlene Holmes, parents of of mass shooting suspect James Holmes, talks to reporters as she leaves the family home July 20, 2012
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Around 10 a.m. Friday, a family friend left the home on Sparren Avenue. The photographer approaching the unidentified woman is from "Inside Edition."
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Television news trucks set up along the street in front of the home of Robert and Arlene Holmes, parents of 24-year-old mass shooting suspect James Holmes
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Investigators search James Holmes' white Hyundai left parked outside the movie theater in Aurora, Colorado.
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Aurora Police Chief Dan Oates said Holmes did not resist arrest when he was found by officers behind the movie theater armed and wearing all black battle gear. Watch news conference here.
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The crush of media following another family friend outside the Holmes the property.
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Yearbook photo of Colorado shooting suspect James Holmes.
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James Holmes graduated from Westview HS in 2006. Poway Unified School District Superintendent John Collins released a statement sending his deepest condolences to the victims and their families on behalf of the school district.
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Local business owner David Casper owns a pawn shop in Hillcrest. He says suspect James Holmes visited his shop several times in the last year and asked about firearms.
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