APD Sgt. Michael Holm says he brought in a robot, an armored car and ballistic shields to assist officers checking the gunman's apartment.
APD Sgt. Michael Holm says he ordered the evacuation of the entire building. Transportation was arranged to take residents to a police station.
APD Sgt. Michael Holm said they also evacuated some neighboring buildings around the defendant's apartment complex.
APD Sgt. Michael Holm said another officer tied the door to the defendant's apartment closed, in case there was someone still inside.
APD Sgt. Michael Holm: "The decision was to use the robot to push the door and see what's inside."
Defense asks APD Sgt. Michael Holm about seeing magazines and ammunition on the floor of the theater.
APD Sgt. Holm confirms one bullet was loaded perpendicularly.
Prosecution: Did that signify anything to you?
APD Sgt. Michael Holm: Indicates the gun may have been dropped, malfunctioned or jammed.
Jury question: What time did you arrive at the apartment?
APD Sgt. Holm: 1:15 a.m.
- New Witness
Prosecution calls James Gerdeman, bomb tech and squad supervisor with Adams County Sheriff's Department .
Adco bomb tech Gerdeman said he arrived at the theater at about 2:20 a.m. When he pulled into the theater he was immediately redirected to the apartment at 1690 Paris Street.
Adco bomb tech Gerdeman said the Aurora SWAT team was already at the apartment when he arrived.
Adco bomb tech Gerdeman operated the bomb robot "ANDROS F6."