Jury views security videos from 2007 Las Vegas Strip casino shooting

Jury views videos from Vegas casino shooting

LAS VEGAS — Jurors in a Las Vegas casino shooting trial are viewing silent security videotapes showing a gunman in a tan coat opening fire in the casino two years ago.

Defendant Steven Francis Zegrean (ZEG’-reen) sat pinching his lip and rolling a pen on a blank yellow legal pad Wednesday as prosecutors showed multiple angles of about seven minutes recorded before, during and after the July 2007 shooting.

The 53-year-old unemployed house painter has pleaded not guilty to 52 felony charges in the shooting that left four wounded. A fifth person was hurt as she tried to flee the New York-New York casino.

If convicted, Zegrean could spend the rest of his life in prison.

Prosecutors and defense lawyers say they plan to call about 30 witnesses.


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