Jury selection begins in Capital Gazette mass murder case

Jury selection started Wednesday in The Capital Gazette mass shooting case and will last for three days. One-hundred potential jurors are being considered each day in morning and afternoon sessions to fill 12 seats on the jury and several alternates. About 50 of them were already dismissed based on their responses to a questionnaire. Each group takes an oath before answering 40 questions posed by the trial judge. With the first group of about 45 potential jurors Wednesday, 29 of them said they heard, read or seen the facts of the case before walking into the courtroom.

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