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Lawyers for theater shooting suspect say he did it

• AP
For the first time, lawyers for accused theater shooter James Holmes say he killed 12 people and wounded dozens more at an Aurora movie theater last summer.
 
But Holmes' lawyers say he was "in the throes of a psychotic episode" at the time. ...
 
Judge Carlos Samour rejected the motion for Holmes to be unrestrained during his trial, saying it was "not appropriate." Instead, Holmes is to be tethered to the floor.

"The Court chose the least restrictive form of restraint available and the one that could be hidden from the jury's view," Samour wrote.

In a separate filing, Holmes' lawyers blasted the judge for meeting outside of the defense's presence with the Arapahoe County Sheriff's department about courtroom security around Holmes. ...

 
 

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