Sheriff 'Not Convinced' Loughner Acted Alone

Also said the suspect has a criminal record
By Kate Seamons,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 8, 2011 7:52 PM CST
This March 2010 photo shows a man identified as Jared L. Loughner at the 2010 Tucson Festival of Books in Tucson, Ariz.   (AP Photo/Arizona Daily Star, Mamta Popat)
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(Newser) – Though it was initially reported that Jared Lee Loughner told officials he acted alone in today's shootings, one sheriff isn't so sure: In a press conference tonight, Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik said he was "not convinced" that the suspect acted alone. He declined to say why, but did add that Loughner had a criminal record and mental issues, reports the Arizona Republic. The New York Times reports that officials are looking for a second suspect. Click for more on Jared Lee Loughner, who reportedly posted "goodbye" on MySpace this morning.

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