Jurors and Family React to Life Sentence Ruling for Colorado Theater Shooter James Holmes

Colorado theater shooter James Holmes will be sentenced to life in prison without parole after a jury failed to agree Friday on whether he should get the death penalty for his murderous attack on a packed movie premiere.

Jurors and family react to the sentencing of Aurora Colorado theater shooter James Holmes, who received a life sentence instead of the death penalty for the killing of 12 people and the wounding of 70 people on July 20, 2012.

James Holmes will spend the rest of his life in prison after at least one juror balked at the possibility of sentencing him to death for the massacre that claimed 12 lives and spawned a gut-wrenching four-month trial.

Juror #17 explains how Nine jurors wanted to execute James Holmes for the 2012 attack that killed 12 and injured 70 during the screening of a Batman movie but one was steadfastly opposed and two others wavering, a juror said after the verdict was announced.

Families of the victims of the Colorado theater shooting react after the jury in the James Holmes trial failed to agree on a death sentence. Holmes will instead spend the rest of his life in prison with no chance of parole.



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