Jurors resumed deliberating Friday whether James Holmes should be executed or spend life in prison without parole.
Prosecutors and defense attorneys began delivering their closing arguments Thursday before the jury was to begin deliberating whether Holmes, 27, should spend the rest of his life in prison or die by lethal injection.
Monday marks three years since the Aurora theater shooting when a gunman opened fire inside the crowded theater, killing 12 people and wounding another 70.
Gunman James Holmes was found guilty in the Aurora theater shooting that left 12 people dead and dozens more injured, putting the death penalty option at the center of the courtroom.
Survivors and pubilc officials reacted after a Colorado jury on Thursday convicted 27-year-old James Holmes of killing 12 moviegoers and wounding dozens of others in a suburban Denver movie theater in 2012.
Theater shooting survivor Marcus Weaver was brought to tears when the guilty verdict was read in court on Thursday afternoon.
Jurors have a break on the theater shooting trial for a few days and the defense will start its case Thursday. In the meantime one of the victims got some wonderful news on Sunday.
Nearly three years have passed since James Holmes, wearing body armor, opened fire in a deadly attack at a packed Colorado movie theater, and survivors and relatives of the 12 moviegoers who died are still trying to make sense of the shooting.
Some of the survivors in the Aurora Theater Shooting will be called to testify early on in the trial. Opening statements are scheduled for Monday at 12:15 p.m.
The mother of the Aurora theater shooter says she prays for the victims daily. Those comments come in her controversial new book.