Mitchell Reports | July 24, 2012
>>> details are now still emerging about james holmes . the 24-year-old suspect in the deadly colorado shooting rampage, holmes a one-time graduate student at the university of colorado , is going to be making his next court appearance monday. meanwhile, family members are trying to make funeral plans for some of the victims of friday's shootings. nbc's miguel is live for us in colorado . what are the latest developments today, because a lot has been happening behind the scenes .
>> reporter: just a few miles from where we're standing, police were once again at the suspect's home. of course they were there for a couple of days over the weekend. it was wired, they say, with boobytraps. they were forced to go in using im provised devices to set off the traps. they were back there today. it appears they were looking for more evidence. as you know, the suspect, james holmes , was here in court yesterday. he was in court for a short time. he certainly looked very dazed, very confused. at one point, as though he was going to fall asleep. police are still obviously gathering evidence in this case. he will be charged with at least 12 counts of murder and attempted murder , some 70 people were injured the night of the shooting, and of course, the prosecutors here in colorado can use the death penalty in this case. they say they are going to talk to the victims' families before they decide what comes next. investigators clearly still gathering evidence in this case and still pushing forward.
>> the holmes family has issued a statement. let's listen to a little bit from a spokeswoman for the holmes family.
>> their hearts go out to the victims and their families. the holmes family would like to maintain their privacy. so at this time, we will not be discussing james or his relationship to the family.
>> at least there's a little bit of good news, partially good news. the medley family, katie, who was nine months pregnant when she went with her husband, her husband i believe is still in a coma in the hospital, he was shot in the head or the throat, but she gave birth this morning to a little boy .
>> reporter: certainly good news for that family. the father, her father was here in court yesterday, felt it was important for him to be here, to see this killer face-to-face. as you mentioned, she did give birth to a baby boy . her husband is in the same hospital, not far from where she gave birth to that baby boy . he was shot in the head and is still in critical condition. but good news for that family. a healthy baby boy was born.
>> thank you so much, miguel.