The fate of the gunman in the Aurora theater shooting was handed over the jury on Wednesday morning after closing arguments on Tuesday. Nine women and three men will decide if James Holmes was sane when he carried out the attack.
Many of the victims of the Aurora theater shooting and families of those who were killed were in court on Tuesday for the closing arguments and reacted to the trial.
Photos of the 12 people who died in the Aurora theater shooting were the last images jurors saw before starting deliberations Wednesday.
James Holmes was legally sane when he entered a packed movie theater armed with an assault rifle, a shotgun and a pistol, intent on killing as many people as he could, a prosecutor told jurors Tuesday in closing arguments at the gunman’s trial.
James Holmes entered a packed movie theater with overwhelming firepower intent on killing as many people as he could, a prosecutor told jurors Tuesday in closing arguments at the gunman’s death penalty trial.
Attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting trial have one last chance to convince jurors that gunman James Holmes was either a cold, calculating killer or a man so overcome by psychosis that he could no longer tell right from wrong.
The latest in closing arguments in the Colorado theater shooting case.
Three Colorado men have pleaded guilty to federal charges accusing them of illegally trafficking in paddlefish in Missouri.
A second defense expert testified Tuesday that the Aurora theater shooter was so mentally ill that he couldn’t tell right from wrong at the time he opened fire on a packed auditorium, killing 12 people and injuring 70.
A Centennial man who fell to his death one day before graduating from the University of Notre Dame had been drinking before the accident.