The Batman star offers his condolences to those affected by the tragedy
After 12 people were killed and another 59 injured during a midnight premiere of The Dark Knight Rises at a cinema in Denver, film star Christian Bale has spoken out to offer his sympathy to all those involved in the incident.
The tragedy took place in the early hours of Friday morning when a masked gunman entered the Colorado cinema during a midnight screening of the Batman film and Christian, who plays the title role in the movie, has spoken out to offer his condolences to the victims and their families.
“Words cannot express the horror that I feel," he told Hollywoodlife.
"I cannot begin to truly understand the pain and grief of the victims and their loved ones, but my heart goes out to them.”
With the 12 victims now confirmed dead, the youngest has been named as 6-year old Veronica Sullivan-Moser, whose mother was also injured in the attack.
The suspected gunman, 24-year old James Holmes, is currently in police custody in Denver.