GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) — A trial for a man charged with wounding two students at a Colorado middle school is wrapping up.
Closing arguments are scheduled to begin Friday afternoon in Golden in the trial of Bruco Strong Eagle Eastwood.READ MORE: Colorado Snow Totals: Boulder County Gets More Than A Foot
Eastwood has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to 15 charges, including attempted first-degree murder, in the shooting at Deer Creek Middle School last year. The school is just miles from Columbine High School, the site of one of the nation’s deadliest school shootings.READ MORE: More Jobs Become Available As Colorado Reopens, Prepares For Post Pandemic
Eastwood’s lawyer showed jurors portions of the rambling journal in which Eastwood referred to mutants or transformers that were taking over his body.
Prosecutors say he knew the difference between right and wrong when he shot the two children as they were leaving school.MORE NEWS: U.S. House Passes SAFE Banking Act To Give Cannabis Industry Access To Banking Services
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