The Aurora accused shooter James Holmes wasn't satisfied to merely murder or maim those in attendance at the Century theater in Colorado; he wanted to divert emergency resources from aiding them when it was all through according to a Wednesday ABC News report.
FBI agent Garrett Gumbinner says that his interview with the suspect on July 20, hours following the shooting that cost 12 people their lives and resulted in around 70 injuries, revealed that the suspect had planned more carnage.
"He said he rigged the apartment to explode to get law enforcement to send resources to his apartment instead of the theater."
James Holmes' plan didn't work like he had planned for it too in that regard, however. The loud music he had programmed to play never created enough of a disturbance to prompt other residents in his building to call police around the time of his crime at the movie house.
Police officers Justin Grizzle and Jason Oviatt arrived on the crime scene at the Aurora theater instead, and Holmes was taken into custody without incident, far from what he had hoped to achieve against the agency that would apprehend him.
Court testimony by the FBI agent also revealed that Holmes had also rigged a remote car to act as a secondary explosion tool, but that it was also contingent upon someone hearing loud music in a trash can outside his apartment complex and finding and using the remote car toy stashed nearby.
With the crime planned for shortly after midnight, it appears foolish that he had assumed the remote car idea would have worked, as mostly children would have been drawn to that more than adults, and children would have been in bed at that hour.