Lawyers in the Colorado theater shooting case are arguing over an FBI-built model of the crime scene that prosecutors want to show jurors.
In a motion released Friday, prosecutors say the model should be allowed without a hearing. They were responding to an earlier defense motion questioning the reliability of the model.
The model depicts the theater where 12 people were killed, an adjacent theater and part of the exterior. Prosecutors say it will help jurors visualize the scene of the 2012 attack.
Defense lawyers say the model was damaged in shipment and some of the repairs aren't to the original scale. They're seeking a hearing.
James Holmes is scheduled to go on trial in October. He pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty.
Copyright 2016 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
KKTV firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKTV 11 News.
If you believe that any of the comments on our site are inappropriate or offensive, please tell us by clicking “Report Abuse” and answering the questions that follow. We will review any reported comments promptly.powered by Disqus