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The White House.
So moments ago we heard from several officials Alice in Aurora Colorado -- the police -- mentioned a total of 71.
People were shot twelve people were killed.
Many of the victims are still being treated at this hour area hospitals and joining us now on the phone.
Is Elizabeth summerall she was -- last night in the movie theater.
Should she be sitting next to her friend who was shot Elizabeth a thank you for being with us what's the status of your friend who was shot.
She is and -- right now there were some complications.
And her leg Barbara -- -- conditions they had to cut open her a leg ever with an -- just why don't care but they're saying they're going to KG should be out the next how are.
Elizabeth tell us what happened last night.
I -- we went to the -- just that they actually are from Louisiana and it happened there randomly at passing through.
Decided to get at this -- theater they figured I had tickets.
And and got there and about ten minutes we also bombed out how to assistant general -- -- Shot from people screaming and tech -- -- started praying transport to protect us -- Just when I machine dot I didn't have a specialist court and we -- and hurried out she got construct up -- -- -- -- -- in the crowd.
And we finally got to the building -- -- -- bleeding and hurt and garlic and she can carpet walk.
-- wrestles with how old are you in your friend I'm pretty free and my friend -- When you found out that she was shot was she shot it just in the leg and and then what happened how did you get her help for.
Yes you -- shot Bible creamy yes and we live outside.
And eventually several young man monument to the military and helped us tremendously.
And a lady had governors.
That rhetoric doesn't help sort of greens.
And the gunman talks in their car and then contractually -- into the police -- -- you get to the hospital.
It's always so striking during horrible tragedies like this.
When you hear about heroes who stopped to help other people.
-- when you were in the theater Elizabeth did you see the gunman.
I could not be -- thank you very much after the top and immediately direct government did not cost to see -- -- solid start to smoke bomb go and the district it's happened.
-- -- And then what was it like trying to get out of the theater amidst the pandemonium that broke out.
That would actually -- like I said -- left and that's that's the way I kind of -- her and looked like out acts like it's a reformer he lynch got hurt.
And -- it was just it was panic it was crazy people were just -- I thought someone would be stampeded to those.
Very -- they have to.
What's your for and it can I ask your friends man.
Yeah it's -- eight and when Bonnie realized that she had been shot what was she saying to you.
She actually -- that I shouldn't have told me that she -- and shots just started praying -- together and then we got -- -- just -- I've been chopped bank yet but it didn't protect our stride definitely earn it so I can't walk out -- they -- I'm gonna have to -- -- hear how emotional this is of course Elizabeth we we just listen in to be police press conference in which the the police chief described the shooter and it sounds incredibly eerie he was dressed all in black he had all sorts of protective.
On it sounds terrifying when he burst into the emergency exit.
In the back of that the movie theater what did you think was happening.
You know it it's completely and -- have never been in this situation like god and which it just seemed completely fake.
I just -- it up support for flying -- not -- specific real is this about well thought it was an intellectually stepped up the -- and stop people bleeding.
And actually -- -- went oh my gosh I guess -- was this is really real.
Well Elizabeth -- are all of your thinking of you and your friend Bonnie we pray for a speedy recovery.
For her -- thank you for coming on and sharing your experience with us.
Think -- -- much appreciate it.
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