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Attorneys for El Paso Walmart shooting suspect entered a not guilty plea in response to federal charges

(CNN)Attorneys for the man accused of killing 22 people at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, last year have pleaded not guilty to 90 federal charges on his behalf, a spokesman for the US Attorney's Office in Texas said.Wednesday, Patrick Crusius walked inside an El Paso federal courtroom for the first time after being indicted last week on hate crimes and firearm charges in connection with the August 3 massacre. He appeared before US Magistrate Judge Miguel Torres wearing a suit, handcuffed and in shackles and remained silent as several people who survived the shooting sat in the courtroom, CNN affiliate KFOX reported.Later Wednesday, Crusius' attorneys filed a written not guilty plea to all charges and waived his right to a detention hea ...