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Colorado Theater Shooting Case Enters New Phase

Posted at: 01/11/2013 7:17 AM
Updated at: 01/11/2013 7:50 AM

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) - Colorado movie theater shooting suspect James Holmes faces arraignment Friday.
    
That comes after a judge on Thursday night ruled he should stand trial on all 166 counts against him.
    
But his attorneys say they're not ready to enter a plea and plan to seek a delay. They didn't say why.
    
District Judge William Sylvester ruled that prosecutors had presented sufficient evidence to proceed with charges alleging Holmes killed 12 people and injured 70 others at a suburban Denver movie theater July 20.
    
Holmes is charged with multiple counts of first-degree murder and attempted murder.
    
If convicted of first-degree murder, he could face the death penalty.

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