The veteran actor is the latest castmember of the Batman franchise to offer his condolences to the victims of the Aurora shooting on 20 July (12), which cost 12 film fans their lives and left 58 others injured.
Breaking his silence about the horrific incident via his Twitter.com blog on Thursday (26Jul12), he writes, "I have been speechless with sadness for the bereaved, my Prayers are with them and my thanks to you (the fans)."
Christian Bale, Anne Hathaway, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and director Christopher Nolan have all expressed their devastation about the tragic event, and Bale visited survivors of the massacre during a low-key trip to the Medical Center of Aurora on Tuesday (24Jul12).
Suspect James Holmes is being held on suspicion of first-degree murder. Holmes allegedly opened fire on cinemagoers at the midnight screening of the blockbuster.