(CENTENNIAL, Colo.) — James Holmes’ attorneys are fighting an order to have the accused Aurora, Colo., theater shooter undergo a second mental evaluation.
Holmes’ first evaluation was ruled inadequate.
A county judge in Colorado has ordered a new exam, but Holmes’ lawyers are appealing the ruling to the Colorado Supreme Court.
Holmes, 26, is accused of killing 12 people and wounding 58 others during a midnight showing of The Dark Knight Rises on July 20, 2012. He has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.
While his attorneys appeal the order for a second exam, all hearings in the case have been put on hold.
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