Denver Broncos visit Aurora, Colorado, theater shooting victims

Monday July 23rd, 2012

Several members of the Denver Broncos on Sunday visited some of the injured victims of the Aurora, Colorado, theater shooting that occurred just after midnight on Friday during a screening of the new Batman sequel, "The Dark Knight Rises."

Safety Brian Dawkins, tackle Ryan Clady and wide receiver Eric Decker were among the current and former members of the team who spent time with three of the injured victims at the Medical Center of Aurora. Newly signed quarterback Peyton Manning also called some of the shooting victims and their families earlier Sunday.

The Broncos' official Twitter account provided some details and pictures of the trip. Decker met with two young family members of one of the 58 injured victims (12 others were killed during the shooting):

Dawkins spent some time with Carey Rottman, who was shot in the leg:

And the Broncos players met with some of the Emergency Room staff that treated victims on the night of the shooting:

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