Aurora Massacre: The Victims' Stories

Learn about the lives of the 12 people gunned down at a midnight screening of The Dark Knight Rises

Jonathan Blunk, 26

A father of two and former Navy sailor who'd done three tours in the Middle East and had just reenlisted in hopes of becoming a Navy SEAL, Blunk, 26, took girlfriend Jansen Young to a July 20 midnight screening of The Dark Knight Rises at the Century 16 Theater in Aurora, Colo., to celebrate her graduation from veterinary school. He died shielding her from the gunfire of alleged shooter James Eagan Holmes. "Jon took a bullet for me," Young told the New York Daily News.