Jared Loughner Sentenced, Gabrielle Giffords in Court

The convicted Tucson shooter received a sentence of life without parole.
3:00 | 11/09/12

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offered to conversatinformation leading to his arrest. And former congresswoman gabrielle giffords stared down the gunman who shot her and a crowd of bystanders last year. More, now, from abc's ryan owens. Reporter: In front of a courtroom packed with other victim, gabby giffords stood silently, face-to-face with the man who came so close to killing her. Mr. Loughner, you may have put a bullet through her head. But you haven't put a dent in her spirit. He spoke to diane sawyer about it last night on "world news." She stared into his eyes the entire time. I saw a person who certainly has, you know, major mental illness. But also somebody who knew where he was and why he was there. Reporter: The last time congresswoman giffords saw jared loughner was almost two years ago. He shot her at point-blank range as she met with constituents. He killed six and injured a dozen moore. Pam simon was shot twice and almost died. I reall think he wishes someone had intervened. Reporter: Loughner is a schizophrenic, severely mentally ill. He never got help. Now, the 24-year-old finally is. Locked up in a psychiatric ward in a federal prison. Serving seven life sentences for one of the worst shootings in american history. For "good morning america," ryan owens, abc news, tucson,

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