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Judge: Probable That Loughner Can Be Made Competent to Stand Trial

September 28, 2011

A federal judge ruled Wednesday at a hearing in Arizona that it is probable that Jared Lee Loughner, who is the suspect in the Tucson shooting rampage earlier this year, can be made mentally fit to stand trial with additional treatment, the Associated Press reports.

Loughner has pleaded not guilty to 49 charges stemming from the Jan. 8 shooting, which killed six people and injured 13 others, including Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz.

U.S. District Judge Larry Burns extended Loughner’s detention at a prison facility in Missouri by four months, saying that “measurable progress has been made” in restoring him to competency, according to the AP.

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