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Air Force 1 has landed in Fort Myers

Air Force 1 has landed in Fort Myers

By Kathleen Lorraine. CREATED Jul 20, 2012

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Air Force 1 landed in Ft. Myers at 10:04 Friday morning.  President Obama was briefed on the situation in Aurora, Colorado as he was en route.  

At approximately 12:30 in the morning the 24-year-old suspect entered a movie theater and opened fire on people during the premier of "The Dark Knight Rises".  

The incident happened three blocks from the local police station and law enforcement response was immediate.  

Obama ordered his administration to do "everything it can to support the people of Aurora in this extraordinarily difficult time."

Obama spoke with the Mayor of Aurora.

The First Lady has also canceled her events for Friday.