Jared Lee Loughner's medication hearing denied

TUCSON, AZ - The suspect in a January 2011 shooting in Tucson will continue to receive forced medication.

Judges John Wallace and Jay Bybee voted to deny a request by Jared Lee Loughner's attorneys to reconsider a ruling about the medication on Tuesday.

The 23-year old has pleaded not guilty to 49 charges stemming from the January, 2011 mass shooting in Tucson. Six people were killed and 13 others were injured, including former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.

Loughner has been held at a Missouri prison hospital since March 2012, where he's been forcibly medicated with psychotropic drugs to make him mentally fit.

The deadline for the psychologist treating him to submit a report on the efforts to make Loughner mentally fit to stand trial is Thursday, June 7.

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