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Indictment in the Tucson Shooting

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Tamara Audi reports in the WSJ:

A federal grand jury indicted Jared Loughner on new charges, including the murder of two U.S. employees and four others, in the Jan. 8 mass shooting outside Tucson, Ariz., that left a federal judge dead and a congresswoman gravely injured.

The 49-count indictment, which was unsealed Friday, supersedes an earlier indictment that didn't include murder charges. The new charges against Mr. Loughner, 22 years old, could carry the death penalty. U.S. prosecutors said they were still weighing whether to seek the death penalty.
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Under an agreement with federal prosecutors, county attorneys in Pima County, where the shooting occurred, will pursue state charges against Mr. Loughner when the federal case is complete.

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