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Hospital shooter could face death penalty

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FORT OGLETHORPE, GA (WRCB) - A man accused of opening fire in a hospital could face the death penalty.

A grand jury returned indictments against James Benson.

He'll be arraigned next month and the prosecutor says the death penalty is not off the table.

He'll make the decision known at the arraignment.

Benson is accused of walking into Hutcheson Medical Center in January and killing his estranged wife and her mother as they visited a family member in the ICU

He then turned himself into Fort Oglethorpe Police.

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