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A man charged with killing 10 at a Boulder supermarket is incompetent for trial

Added 12-03-21 05:07:01pm EST - “Experts have found a man charged with the attack at a Boulder, Colo., supermarket earlier this year is mentally incompetent to stand trial for now, attorneys said during a court hearing.” - Npr.org

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Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa, accused of killing 10 people at a Colorado supermarket in March, is led into a courtroom for a hearing on Sept. 7, in Boulder, Colo. David Zalubowski/AP hide caption

Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa, accused of killing 10 people at a Colorado supermarket in March, is led into a courtroom for a hearing on Sept. 7, in Boulder, Colo.

DENVER — Experts have found a man charged with killing 10 people at a Colorado supermarket earlier this year is mentally incompetent to stand trial for now, attorneys said during a court hearing Friday.

Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa, 22, is accused of opening fire at a busy King Soopers in the college town of Boulder in March — killing a police officer, shoppers and several store employees including an Olympic hopeful distance runner.

District Attorney Michael Dougherty said four doctors have now determined that Alissa isn't mentally competent to participate in court proceedings. He requested that Alissa be sent to the state mental hospital for treatment.

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