Loughner Enters Guilty Plea in Tuscon Shootings

Avoids the death penalty.

Jared Lee Loughner, who attempted to assassinate Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and succeeded in killing six other people, has entered a guilty plea with the Arizona courts. He was judged to be competent to enter the plea. Loughner has pleaded guilty to 19 counts in the mass shooting.