FILE - In this July 23, 2012 file photo, James E. Holmes appears in Arapahoe County District Court in Centennial, Colo. Lawyers for Holmes have indicated their client might plead not guilty by reason of insanity. In court documents made public Friday, March 1, 2013, James Holmes' attorneys want the judge to declare portions of the state's insanity defense laws unconstitutional. The filings say the laws in which a defendant may waive their right to remain silent and reveal confidential medical information should be unconstitutional in cases involving the possibility of execution. (AP Photo/Denver Post, RJ Sangosti, Pool, File)
DENVER, Colo. (WVLT) -- Lawyers for James Holmes have offered to have the accused Colorado theater shooter plead guilty and serve the rest of his life in prison.
Prosecutors have not yet accepted the offer. They may want to pursue the death penalty.
Holmes faces murder and attempted murder charges for killing 12 people and injuring dozens of others in the shooting at an Aurora, Colo. movie theater in July 2012.