(Los Angeles Times) James Holmes, the suspect in the “Dark Knight” movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colo., took Advanced Placement classes in high school. He wanted to get into a good college. At UC Riverside, he earned merit scholarships. He was quiet but kind.

That was the portrait that began to emerge Friday from people who knew Holmes, 24, when he grew up and studied in California. None of those interviewed by The Times said he showed any signs of violence or anger.

Holmes graduated from Westview High School in San Diego in 2006.

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