Medicated Jared Loughner set to plead guilty

Jared Lee Loughner is headed to court in Tucson this…

Jared Lee Loughner is headed to court in Tucson this morning, where he is ready to admit shooting six people to death last year and wounding 13 others, including Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.

The question is, will the judge agree that Loughner is mentally competent to plead guilty?

Loughner arrived in Tucson on Monday, escorted by federal marshals. For the past year, he’s been treated for mental illness at a federal facility in Missouri. Now the success of that treatment will be the focus of Tuesday’s hearing.

Almost immediately after his arrest, there were questions about Jared Loughner’s mental state. Soon after the shootings a videotape surfaced on YouTube, of Loughner (from behind the camera) ranting as he walked around his college campus, putting his bizarre behavior on public display.

Read more at CBS News

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