A prayer vigil was held in Aurora, Colorado, Monday night to mark the third anniversary of the movie theater shooting that took 12 lives and injured dozens of others.
Twelve crosses were lined along the street near Aurora's Century Theater in honor of those killed. People came throughout the day to see the memorial and write notes on heart-shaped cards attached to the crosses.
James Holmes, 27, entered a movie theater at 12:15 a.m. on July 20, and opened fire upon a crowded showing of "The Dark Knight Rises." A jury last week convicted Holmes of the chilling attack on defenseless moviegoers at the midnight Batman premiere.
On Monday, attorneys began debating jury instructions for the death penalty phase of Holmes' trial.