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Posted at 09:21 AM ET, 07/20/2012

“Batman” shooting: Warner Brothers releases statement

After a shooting in a Colorado theater killed at least a dozen people and injured more than 50 during a midnight screening of “The Dark Knight Rises,” Warner Brothers, the studio that produced the film, issued a statement on Friday:

“Warner Bros. is deeply saddened to learn about this shocking incident. We extend our sincere sympathies to the families and loved ones of the victims at this tragic time.”

The Post has live updates of the situation here.

The Associated Press is reporting that Warner Brothers has cancelled the Paris premiere of the film.

Neil Gaiman, who has written Batman stories for DC Comics, was among the celebrities who tweeted condolences.

More on the shooting:

Video: “It was pretty much just panic.”

Photos: Dozens wounded at Batman movie

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