ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — A motions hearing is underway in Annapolis Wednesday for the man who pleaded guilty in the 2018 Capital Gazette shooting that left five people dead.
Jarrad Ramos is pleading not criminally responsible for the attack. Gerald Fischman, Rob Hiassen, John McNamara, Rebecca Smith, and Wendi Winters died in the shooting.READ MORE: Naval Academy Midshipman Dies While On Leave
The 41-year-old pleaded guilty in October 2019 to all 23 counts he faces in connection with the attack on the newsroom.
The jury trial is set to begin later this month.
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A motions hearing in the Jarrod Ramos case today.READ MORE: Maryland Gains 11.5K New Jobs In May As Unemployment Rate Drops To 6.1 Percent
Defense attorneys wanted to redact his references to Columbine, Parkland Shooting and Timothy McVeigh, but the judge will allow it.
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