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Report: Planned Parenthood Shooting Suspect Shouted 'I'm Guilty,' 'I'm a Warrior for the Babies'

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Robert Dear, the suspect in the mass shooting at a Colorado Planned Parenthood that killed two civilians and a police officer, reportedly had an outburst in court Wednesday. CBS Denver reports that he yelled, ““I am guilty. There will be no trial. I am a warrior for the babies” in the courtroom.


The report from CBS, which we saw via Talking Points Memo, says that Dear appeared in El Paso County Court Wednesday for his initial arraignment hearing. Prosecutors announced they will file 179 separate criminal charges against Dear, including murder. A reporter from the Colorado Independent heard the same outburst:


The Independent reports that the hearing is still underway, and that Dear has had at least one other outburst, shouting, “It’s my life” as his lawyers discussed a motion with the judge.

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Dear during his first court appearance, November 30, 2015. Photo via AP Images

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DISCUSSION still no motive, huh?