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Jul 29, 2012 2:41 PM by Matt Stafford

Miscarriage won't affect charges in Colo. movie theater shooting

DENVER (AP) - A former prosecutor says the man accused of shooting and killing 12 people and wounding 58 others at a Colorado theater won't face an additional homicide charge after one of the victims who was critically injured suffered a miscarriage.

Defense attorney Karen Steinhauser, a former prosecutor and current adjunct professor at the University of Denver, says homicide charges in Colorado only apply to those "who had been born and alive."

The family of Ashley Moser, who was critically wounded in the July 20 shooting in Aurora, said in a statement Saturday she is recovering from surgery but the trauma caused the miscarriage. Moser suffered gunshot wounds to her neck and abdomen.

Her daughter, 6-year-old Veronica Moser-Sullivan, was the youngest person killed in the attack.

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