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Gabby Giffords' shooter gets 7 life sentences
Jared Loughner, who is accused of shooting Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, was found mentally incompetent to stand trial after lengthy expert analysis, and a public outburst in court.
Jared Loughner, who is accused of shooting Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, was found mentally incompetent to stand trial after lengthy expert analysis, and a public outburst in court.
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n Thursday, Jared Loughner, 24, who pleaded guilty to the 2011 Tucson, Ariz., shooting that left six people dead and 13 wounded, including former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D), was sentenced to seven consecutive life sentences in prison, plus 140 years. Giffords and her husband Mark Kelly attended the Thursday sentencing, where Kelly spoke for his wife, who is still recovering from her wounds. "You tried to create a world as dark and evil as your own," Kelly said. "Remember this: You failed."

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