AJ Boik

 

 

Age: 18

 

Summary: aspiring artist and graduate student at Gateway High School in Aurora, Colorado who was among one of 12 known fatalities reportedly shot and killed in the horrific July 20, 2012 mass-shooting incident that also critically injured over 70 other people including his girlfriend Lasamoa Cross during a midnight screening of the latest Batman movie The Dark Knight Rises at the Century 16 movie theater in the Denver suburb of Aurora, Colorado when the shooting rampage occurred, in which police later apprehended the suspect identified as former University of Colorado-Denver medical student James Eagan Holmes (aged 24) and it became one of the deadliest mass shootings in modern U.S. history since the Columbine High School massacre in 1999.

 

 

Cause of Death: Gunshot wounds

 

Born: September 20, 1993

 

Died: July 20, 2012

 

Location: Aurora, Colorado