Jared Loughner is appearing in court today for a hearing to determine whether he is mentally competent to stand trial.

Loughner has pleaded not guilty to 49 federal charges stemming from the Jan. 8 shooting that wounded Gabrielle Giffords and killed six people.

Here's what others are saying about Loughner and the shooting:

Christian Science Monitor: http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Justice/2011/0525/Jared-Loughner-How-to-tell-if-shooting-suspect-is-fit-to-stand-trial" target="_blank">Jared Loughner: How to tell if shooting suspect is fit to stand trial?

Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/05/25/tucson-shooting-conspiracy_n_866847.html" target="_blank">Tucson Shooting Conspiracy Theories Upset Victims

New York Magazine: http://nymag.com/daily/intel/2011/05/report_jared_loughner_to_be_de.html" target="_blank">Report: Jared Loughner to Be Declared Too Mentally Incompetent to Stand Trial

Providence Eyewitness News: http://www.wpri.com/dpp/news/politics/local_politics/patrick-kennedy-sympathy-for-jared-loughner-mental-illness" target="_blank">Kennedy's sympathy for suspect Loughner

Hot Air: http://hotair.com/archives/2011/05/25/surprise-jared-loughner-found-incompetent-to-stand-trial/" target="_new">Surprise: Jared Loughner found incompetent to stand trial

Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rep-louise-slaughter/unfit-to-stand-trial-yet_b_867128.html" target="_new">Unfit to Stand Trial, Yet Fit to Have a Gun

 

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