Loughner Mug Shot Released
The suspect in a deadly Tucson shooting is being held without bail
and has been assigned a lawyer who defended Oklahoma City bombing
conspirator Timothy McVeigh.
Jared Loughner entered the courtroom
Monday handcuffed and wearing a tan inmate uniform. His head is shaved
and he has a cut on his right temple.
Loughner made his initial
court appearance in federal court at 2 p.m. at the Sandra Day O’Connor
U.S. Courthouse, while state charges have yet to be filed.
The court set Loughner’s preliminary hearing for Jan. 24.
ABC15’s Corey Rangel was at the courthouse this afternoon. Stay with ABC15 throughout the day for updates.
described as a social outcast with wild beliefs steeped in mistrust
faces a federal court hearing on charges he tried to assassinate Rep.
Gabrielle Giffords in the Tucson shooting rampage that left six people
dead and wounded 14 others.
His expression was impassive as he
walked in, looked straight at the crowd at the back of the room packed
with reporters, then turned around to speak to his attorney, Judy
Clarke. He responded "yes" when asked if he understood his rights.
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