Federal grand jury indictment: Jared Loughner indicted on three counts

Jared Loughner, the chief suspect in shooting of 19 people in Tucson on Jan. 8 has been indicted on three counts in the attack.

Source – KOLD News 13.

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Arizona Shooting Suspect Jared Loughner

U.S. attorney for Arizona Dennis Burke said Wednesday’s initial indictment was just the beginning of federal legal action against the 22-year-old Tucson resident.

Six people were killed and 13 wounded in the Jan. 8 attack at a grocery store. State charges are pending.

via Federal Grand Jury Indicts Arizona Shooting Suspect Jared Loughner.

Federal criminal code mandate: Charges must be brought within 30 days of crime

The indictment was expected. The federal criminal code mandates that an indictment be brought within 30 days of an arrest.

Burke said the investigation is still in its early stages, and additional charges are likely.

via Jared Loughner Indicted: Federal Grand Jury Indicts Arizona Shooting Suspect.

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