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Accused Arizona gunman Jared Loughner is expected to plead guilty today in the shooting Rampage that left six people dead and thirteen wounded.
Including congresswoman Gabby Giffords.
Loughner is due in federal court later today in Tucson for competency hearing if the judge finds that Loughner understands the charges against him.
A plea deal could move forward tomorrow Alicea Acuna is at the US district court in Tucson highly -- yeah.
Hi -- and well today could come down to how -- Laughner handles himself and there are a lot of -- the diagnosed schizophrenic has not been in court.
For more than a year he's been receiving treatment including psychotropic drugs.
In a Missouri federal mental hospital since last summer the expectation is.
He is ready to enter a guilty plea however lost -- could change his mind or he could act out which has happened in the past.
It's up to Laughner and the judge.
What a -- that enters a guilty plea that is going to send him away for life without the possibility of parole.
This judge will ask and meant -- a large amount of questions.
Many questions I should say for purposes of making sure this is a voluntary plea.
That he knows and understands the consequences of the plea.
Now this could be a long day it could be a very short date -- and if -- guilty plea is accepted then it's likely you'll get a life sentence and avoid the death penalty back -- -- Alicea what are we hearing today from the victims and their families.
Well there's been a lot of victims and family members attending these hearings and we do know that deals like this where there has been a plea deal the prosecution is often reached out to -- -- to make them aware.
Those inside the courtroom today it will likely here.
Loughner himself in his own words describe the judge step by step.
What is actions -- in that Safeway parking lot in January of last year or attorneys could just -- the events of that day we will have a Fox News producer.
In the courtroom today this is a producer who has been in every hearing that -- his hat and you'll have all those details later on today heading him -- -- live in Tucson thank you she has to.
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