Judge Samour says even though the defense argues there is no dispute that the shooting occurred, the prosecution still has to prove it's case. Testimony about the nature, character and extent of injuries will be allowed.
Judge Samour to defense team: "It almost seems you're trying to ride 2 horses."
Testimony about injuries that is intended to garner sympathy from the jury goes too far and will not be allowed, according to Judge Samour.
He does not leave the courtroom during the breaks, according to 7NEWS Reporter Marshall Zelinger. He is most likely put in a holding cell at the court house during lunch.
NOTE FROM 7NEWS: Because of an extended break in the courtroom, we are currently replaying the morning's testimony.
- New Witness
Prosecution calls 30th witness: Glenn Rotkovich, owner of Lead Valley Range.
All membership applications for Lead Valley Range must go through him, owner Glenn Rotkovich testified.
@Des: Yes. He is dressed in plain clothes but he is shackled under the table.
Glenn Rotkovich, owner of Lead Valley Range, said there were about 450-475 members in summer of 2012.
Glenn Rotkovich, owner of Lead Valley Range, says he got an email with a membership application form from James Holmes on June 25, 2012. He wanted to talk to Holmes before allowing him to join.
Glenn Rotkovich, owner of Lead Valley Range, says workers called him after seeing reports of shooting on TV and said, "Wasn't that the guy?"
Glenn Rotkovich, owner of Lead Valley Range, identifies membership information form and email he received from James Holmes.
Glenn Rotkovich, owner of Lead Valley Range, said Holmes provided the same phone number analyzed by Verizon expert.
Glenn Rotkovich, owner of Lead Valley Range, said he called Holmes 3 times but never got a return call.
Glenn Rotkovich, owner of Lead Valley Range, said his facility is about 45 minutes from the 1690 Paris Street address Holmes listed on his application.
Glenn Rotkovich, owner of Lead Valley Range, said the voice message from Holmes was "hard to distinguish... slurred... the only thing I heard was his name." Described the voice as "Not distorted, deliberately made indistinguishable."
- New Witness
District Attorney George Brauchler calls Fraser/Winter Park Police Department Officer Donald Ransom to the witness stand.
Fraser/Winter Park Police Officer Ransom said on July 2, he was on US Hwy 40, 1 mile west of Winter Park when he spotted a speeder in a white Hyundai sedan.
FWPP Officer Ransom says driver of white Hyundai pulled over right after he activated the police lights.
FWPP Officer Ransom says driver did not display any unusual behavior.
FWPP Officer Ransom identifies James Holmes as the driver of the white Hyundai sedan. Says Holmes' hair was an "unnatural" color of red during the traffic stop.
FWPP Officer Ransom said Holmes mostly stared out the window during the traffic stop, but answered questions clearly.
FWPP Officer Ransom said he could see a black rifle case in the car and Holmes confirmed there was a rifle in it. Holmes said he was going to gun range in Byers, Ransom testified.
FWPP Officer Ransom asked for driver's license, registration and insurance - Holmes provided first 2 documents, but Ransom was unclear about whether he provided proof of insurance.
@Des: Yes, that is usually standard
FWPP Officer Ransom checked Holmes' ID through criminal data base. It was clear. Ransom gave Holmes a verbal warning but no ticket.
FWPP Officer Ransom was still in training when he stopped Holmes in July of 2012. He had made about 15-20 traffic stop before contacting Holmes.
FWPP Officer Ransom called it a "normal" traffic stop, said nothing stood out as "odd."
FWPP Officer Ransom testified Holmes was alone in the car during the traffic stop.
- New Witness
Prosecution calls FBI Special Agent Scott Eicher to the stand.
FBI Special Agent Scott Eicher released until more documentation can be provided.
- New Witness
Prosecution calls theater shooting survivor Jennifer Avila-Arredondo to the stand.
Shooting survivor Jennifer Avila-Arredondo says she parked in the northwest parking lot. She arrived with her husband and met 3 friends there.
Shooting survivor Jennifer Avila-Arredondo said Theater 9 was already full, so they took the first 5 seats they found together, about 3 rows up.
Shooting survivor Jennifer Avila-Arredondo: "It was packed. Practically every seat was filled."