Man Who Sold Ammo To Vegas Shooter Asks For Trial By Judge
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Arizona man who has acknowledged selling bullets to the gunman in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history has asked to be tried by a judge on his federal ammunition-manufacturing charge.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported Tuesday that attorneys for Douglas Haig claim in court filings that Las Vegas jurors would not deliver an impartial verdict because they “may simply be unable to set aside their passion and prejudice.”
A federal magistrate judge in Nevada has recommended the trial judge deny the request.
U.S. District Judge James Mahan has not yet issued a decision.
Haig’s request to move the trial to Arizona was previously denied.
He has pleaded not guilty to illegally making tracer and armor-piercing bullets at his home in Mesa, Arizona.
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