LOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. attorney general has not yet decided whether to seek the death penalty against the man charged in a deadly shooting rampage at Los Angeles International Airport.
Federal prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald said Monday in U.S. District Court that the decision is before Attorney General Eric Holder.READ MORE: Authorities Arrest Suspect Involved In Pursuit Of Suspected Stolen Vehicle, Possible DUI
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Fitzgerald says prosecutors and defense lawyers presented their cases to the attorney general’s office in September and the capital crimes section of the department sent its recommendation to Holder last month.
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