Mueller Says Charges to Be Filed Today in Arizona Shootings

U.S. authorities will file charges later today against the suspect in the shooting of Representative Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona, FBI Director Robert Mueller said at a news conference in Tucson.

Jared Loughner, 22, will be charged in the assault of Giffords, as well as the killing of U.S. District Judge John Roll and the shooting of others yesterday, Mueller said.

Five other people also were killed in the assault.

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