Nightly News | May 25, 2011
>>> jared lofner, the man of accused of opening fire, killing six people, wounding 13 people, including congresswoman gabby giffords was in court today. mike tiebi was in court with the bizarre scene in lofner insisted in court he had killed the congresswoman. mike, good evening.
>> reporter: good evening, brian. law enforcement sources had told nbc news before the hearing, that has been one of his dominant delusions all along, that he had killed congresswoman giffords and his own defense team is part of the conspiracy tocover it up. he yelled, thank you for the freak show . she died in front of me. you're changing it, and this delusional story he believes himself. he was removed from the courtroom, and the judge issued his hearing that lofner is for the niem now incompetent to understand the charges against him or stand trial. this could go on for months or years. and the assessment is due in december.
>> that appearance today in tucson. mike, thanks.