Gabrielle Giffords, Arizona Congresswoman Shot: Photos

Jared Loughner, the 22-year-old alleged shooter behind Saturday's deadly rampage in Tucson, appears to have had an obsession with Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. He's now being charged with attempted assassination, among other counts.

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People gather for a candlelight vigil for the victims of the shooting in Arizona, at the steps of Capitol Hill in Washington, on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011.

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President Barack Obama departs after speaking about the shooting of Representative Gabrielle Giffords, a Democrat from Arizona, at the White House in Washington, on January 8, 2010.

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Law enforcement personnel work on a crime scene where U.S Representative Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) was shot along with others at a Safeway in Tucson, Arizona January 8, 2011.

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Gia, center, Georgia, left, and John Cobb, of Tucson, embrace outside the office of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords after Giffords was shot Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011, at a grocery store in Tucson, Ariz.

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Emergency personnel work at the scene where Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., and others were shot outside a Safeway grocery store in Tucson, Ariz. on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011.


A medical helicopter evacuates victims from a "Congress on Your Corner" event in Tucson, Arizona, where U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) among others were shot and seriously wounded, in this still image taken from video released on January 8. 2011.

Rep. Giffords on Fox News, Jan. 7, 2011

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House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio reenacts the swearing in of Rep. Giffords on Jan. 5, 2011 on Capitol Hill.

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Rep. Giffords speaks during a news conference on the Emergency Border Security Supplemental Appropriations Bill on Capitol Hill on July 28, 2010. At her right is Rep. Ciro Rodriguez (D-Texas).

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Rep. Giffords gives a tour of Statuary Hall in the Capitol to Shuttle Discovery STS-124 astronauts Mission Specialist Akihiko Hoshide, of Japan, and her husband Commander Mark Kelly on July 17, 2008.

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Rep. Giffords gets a hug from USAF Col. Wanda Wright, of the 162nd Air National Guard, after Giffords addressed the Governor's Southern Arizona Military Veterans' Roundtable while campaigning on Oct. 6, 2008, in Tucson.

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Rep. Gabrielle Giffords listens to testimony by Gen. David Petraeus and U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Ryan Crocker during a hearing on Iraq on September 10, 2007.

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Newly-elected members of the House of Representatives pose for a group photo on the steps of the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2006. From left are, Tim Walberg, R-Mich., Mary Fallin, R-Okla., Nancy Boyda, D-Kan., Betty Sutton, D-Ohio, Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., and Dean Heller, R-Nev.

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Former President Bill Clinton, Rep. Giffords, and then-AZ Governor Janet Napolitano at Reid park in Tucson, Ariz. on Nov. 2, 2006.

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The Democratic candidate for the Arizona Congressional District 8, Gabrielle Giffords, makes a point during a debate at Pima Community College in Tucson, Ariz., on Oct. 17, 2006.