Crosses put up to honor Colorado theater shooting victims

Passers-by move past a row of crosses erected for the 12 victims of the massacre in a nearby movie theatre and to mark the day of the third anniversary of the killing spree, Monday, July 20, 2015, in Aurora, Colo. James Holmes, who had been working toward his Ph.D. in neuroscience, could get the death penalty for the massacre that left 12 people dead and dozens of others wounded early Friday, July 20, 2012. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Twelve crosses were lined up on an Aurora street corner on Monday to honor the 12 people killed three years ago in the shootings at a Colorado theater.

People came throughout the day to see the crosses and write notes on heart cards attached to the crosses.

A jury last week convicted gunman James Holmes of killing the 12 people and wounding dozens more on July 20, 2012.

On Monday, attorneys began debating jury instructions for the death penalty phase of Holmes’ trial.

 

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