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UPDATE: Arizona gunman sentenced to life in prison

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The gunman who killed 6 and hurt 13 others, including former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

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TUCSON, Ariz. - The gunman who killed 6 and hurt 13 others, including former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, is in court Thursday awaiting sentencing.

Jared Lee Loughner went on a shooting rampage at a political event in January of 2011 in Tucson. Loughner shot Giffords in the head during the outdoor event.

Giffords will be in federal court today for the hearing. It is the first time for victims to confront Laugher in court.

Loughner, now 24, pleaded guilty three months ago to 19 federal charges under the agreement that he will spend the rest of his life in prison without the possibility of parole.

Loughner was diagnosed schizophrenic and went through forcible drug treatments.

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