Colorado Movie Theater Massacre

Theater shooting lawyers seek info from each other

This June 4, 2013 file photo shows Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes in court in Centennial, Colo. Holmes is returning to court as his lawyers challenge possible trial testimony about computer analysis and data. A judge is set to hear arguments about the issue beginning Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013. Holmes is accused of killing 12 people and injuring 70 when he opened fire on a packed movie theater in the Denver suburb of Aurora in 2012. (AP Photo/The Denver Post, Andy Cross, Pool, File)CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Prosecutors and defense attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting case are accusing each other of withholding key information again, just weeks before the trial is set to begin.

In court filings released Wednesday, prosecutors asked a judge to order James Holmes’ lawyers to turn over summaries of what their expert witnesses plan to say during testimony. And defense attorneys say prosecutors also haven’t provided certain information about the witnesses they plan to call.

Judge Carlos A. Samour Jr. didn’t immediately rule on the motions but has encouraged attorneys to err on the side of giving each other more information when possible.

Holmes is charged with killing 12 people and injuring 70. He pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity, and prosecutors are seeking the death penalty.

Jury selection formally starts Jan. 20.

Source: AP

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