Brian Ross hinted at a possible link this morning on Good Morning America. The shooting suspect’s name is Jim Holmes and there is “a Jim Holmes of Aurora, Colorado page on the Colorado Tea Party site… talking about him joining the Tea Party last year.” Ross warned that “we don’t know if this is the same Jim Holmes, but it’s Jim Holmes of Aurora, Colorado.” Afterward the news unit said that the linkage was “incorrect” according to web site Politico, but it added: “Several other local residents with similar names were also contacted via social media by members of the public who mistook them for the suspect.” ABC News said in a story on its website that it and Ross “apologize for the mistake, and for disseminating that information before it was properly vetted.”
By DAVID LIEBERMAN, Financial Editor | Friday July 20, 2012 @ 12:29pm EDTTags: ABC News, Colorado movie theater shooting, Good Morning America
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