Families fighting rules for Colo. victims fund

Representatives say after three meetings of a financial oversight committee, they believe the money is not going to be given to victims in a timely manner. They plan to air their concerns Thursday.

Stacy Fleming, 23, second from left, hugs her friend Pam Frakes Monday, July 23, 2012, at a make shift memorial that the public created across the street from the Century Theater where a mass shooting occurred last Friday killing 12 and injuring dozens of others in Aurora, Colo. (AP Photo/Barry Gutierrez)

AURORA, Colo. (AP) - Family members of some of the people killed in the Colorado theater shootings are still concerned that money collected by a fundraising campaign is not getting to the victims.

Representatives say after three meetings of a financial oversight committee, they believe the money is not going to be given to victims in a timely manner. They plan to air their concerns Thursday.

Some families have said the campaign collected more than $5 million using the victims' names and images but gave no more than $5,000 each to families facing expenses including medical bills.

The 7/20 Recovery Committee responded late Wednesday that it's committed to honoring the input of all victims, not just the voices of a few. Twelve people were killed and 58 were wounded in the July 20 shootings.


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