James Holmes: Read timeline of his actions before and after Aurora theater shooting
June 7: Holmes buys a Smith and Wesson semi-automatic rifle, bullets, gun slings and a gun case from a Gander Mountain store.
June 13: Holmes buys a 100-round drum magazine for the rifle from an online retailer, along with ammunition for all three guns, hearing protection and a green laser sight.
June 17: Holmes buys tactical targets and target stands from an online retailer.
June 19: Holmes buys bullets, a red laser sight and a pistol holster from an online retailer.
June 28: Holmes buys 2,050 handgun bullets, 2,250 rifle bullets and 25 shotgun rounds from an online retailer, in addition to a ballistic helmet from a second online retailer.
A screen capture of the theater (not taken by Holmes).
June 29, 4:20 p.m.: Holmes allegedly takes photos showing the inside of the Aurora Century 16 theater with his iPhone. One of the photos is a close-up of a door latch, purportedly to show how it works. These photos and others were found on his phone after he was arrested.
July 1: Holmes buys snap caps (plastic ammunition used for practice) and a rifle scope from a Gander Mountain store. In a surveillance video, Beggs said Holmes can be seen purchasing the items. "His hair was bright orange," Beggs said.
July 2: Holmes buys ballistic body armor to protect his legs, torso, arms, neck and groin from two separate online retailers.
July 3: Holmes buys a launch control system of the type used for model rockets, fuses and other items from an online retailer.
Continue to read more of the James Holmes timeline before and after the July 20 Aurora theater shooting.