Certain records connected with the Columbine High School shootings will remain out of public view -- at least for now.
The state Court of Appeals has rejected a request to order Jefferson County's sheriff to make those records public.
The court says a lower court must first determine if the records are still considered criminal justice records. A district court had said the materials weren't criminal justice records anymore because the police investigation was over.
The records include audio and videotapes made by the two teenage gunmen, along with written material.
Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold killed 12 students and a teacher before killing themselves in April 1999.