Local theater chains are taking a closer look at how they operate and secure their facilities in the wake of the Colorado shootings.
In a statement, Arizona-based Harkins Theatres said:
The entire [Harkins Theatres] organization is grieving with the community of Aurora, Colorado, today. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and the victims of of this horrific random act.
Harkins said it will adjust security procedures as necessary.
AMC Theaters, that has eight locations in the Valley and one in Tucson, posted to its Facebook page that it initiated an immediate ban on people in costume, masks or those wanting to carry in fake weapons.
AMC said it would offer refunds to moviegoers who chose to stay home.
- Friends see Ariz. victim as true hero
- Report: Batman star visits Colorado victims
- Rob: Who uses tragedies to push agendas?
- CNN interviews family of Ariz. man killed
- McMahon: An open letter to Russell Pearce
- Colorado shooting victim from Ahwatukee
- Victims names emerge in Colo. shooting
- Understanding shooter's possible mindset
- 12 killed, scores wounded in theater shooting
- Phoenix PD increasing presence at theaters
- Witness: 'We thought it was part of the movie'
- AZ theaters make changes after CO shooting
- Former Phoenix cop reacts to Colo. shooting
- Shooting victim posts photos of his wounds
- Former FBI agent: Shooter hoped to kill more
- Dignity Health World Class People. World Class Company. Excellent care, delivered with compassion, for all in need.
Voice For A Better Arizona
- Family in Focus KTAR spends the week taking a look at the issues a modern Arizona family faces.