Aurora theater shooting verdict rendered, penalty phase starts Wednesday

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CENTENNIAL, Colo. -- The jury reached a verdict in the Aurora theater shooting case Thursday afternoon. James Holmes was guilty on all 165 counts. The jury did not buy his insanity defense.

The jury went home Thursday and will return Wednesday morning, July 22 for the start of the penalty phase. The same jury will determine whether Holmes gets the death penalty or life in prison without parole.

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Watch the video clip above for some of our coverage immediate after the reading of the verdict.

 

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