Public Gets First View Of Movie Theater Shooting Suspect

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(KTVI)-Monday’s court hearing was the first time victims’ families and the public got a chance to see what the Colorado movie theater shooting suspect, James Holmes, currently looks like, after numerous photos were passed around the media over the weekend.

Holmes appeared with his hair dyed bright red.  He mostly looked down at the table. But occasionally he raised his eyebrows looking confused.  Other times he looked dazed and detached.

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We asked our FOX 2 Facebook fans this question:  Did his appearance surprise you? Below is a sampling of their answers.  To leave your thoughts, click here.

Kathy McClain: Yes it did. I was watching him and thinking that he was on something (some kind of sedative).

Dorenda Willig: Looked like he was high on something! I don't know how anyone could sit close to him, I would fear for my life

Jodi Inman Doolen: His eyes look lost...

Rodney Eldridge: He looks like Sideshow Bob, mixed with Ronald McDonald. If he's going for an insanity plea, he's well on his way.

Clarissa Green: He looks even more pathetic than I imagined.

David Whitey Mitchem: Looks scared

Scott Boswell: Stop showing his picture...He's doesn't deserve being posted on here or on the news.....