Gordon Cowden

 

 

Age: 51

 

Summary: self-employed real-estate appraiser and son of former Texas state lawmaker and attorney George Malcolm Cowden serving as a Texas House representative as a Waco Democrat from 1963 to 1966 who was among one of approximately 12 known fatalities reportedly shot and killed in the horrific July 20, 2012 mass-shooting incident that also critically injured over 70 other people 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) ant 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: November 17, 1960

 

Died: July 20, 2012

 

Location: Aurora, Colorado