James Holmes trial timeline

Published On: Jul 20 2012 09:15:59 AM CDT   Updated On: Jul 22 2015 09:32:06 AM CDT

The month-long penalty phase of the trial of James Holmes, who could be sentenced to death for killing 12 people in a Colorado movie theater, is set to begin Wednesday. Here are images from his court appearances and the 2012 shooting inside an Aurora movie theater.

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Police said the gunman "appeared" in the front of the theater and threw a smoke bomb before opening fire. Sources say the smoke bomb was tear gas.

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