Full coverage of the shootings at the midnight showing of "The Dark Knight Rises" in Aurora, Colo.

Third Texan Injured in Colorado Massacre

Woman shot in calf, leg protecting child

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    People walk past a sign for movie The Dark Knight Rises at Regal Cinemas at Crossgates Mall in Albany, N.Y., on Friday, July 20, 2012.

    A Houston woman said her sister was one of the 50 wounded in the mass shooting inside a Colorado movie theater overnight Thursday.

    The woman told KHOU-TV that her sister, who was holding a baby, was shot in the calf and thigh.

    She described the scene as "utter chaos" and said her sister had wanted to sit in the front row but that her boyfriend wanted to sit in the back.

    Her sister believes the decision of where they sat may have saved their lives.  Neither the boyfriend or the baby were injured in the rampage.

    12 Shot Dead, 50 Hurt at Batman Screening

    [DFW] 12 Shot Dead, 50 Hurt at Batman Screening
    A gunman in a gas mask and bulletproof vest unleashed a deadly rampage at a suburban Denver movie theater during the midnight Friday opening of the latest Batman movie "The Dark Knight Rises," authorities and witnesses said. (Published Friday, Jul 20, 2012)

    When the shooting started, the woman said her sister threw her child on the ground and stood up to put herself between the gunman and her child -- that's when she said she was hit.

    KHOU-TV did not name the woman, or her sister, in their report.