Families of victims watched proceedings take place

The survivors and families of those killed in a mass shooting at a cinema in Colorado have been hearing harrowing evidence in court of the moment police arrived at the scene.

James Holmes is accused of murdering 12 people and injuring 58 others in just one of a series of massacres that have blighted America.

ITV Daybreak's Lucy Watson reports.

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Colorado suspect in court

Prosecutors have outlined their case against James Holmes, the American student charged with shooting a dozen people to death at a screening of a "Batman" film at a cinema in Colorado last July.