PORTLAND, Ore. — On Thursday, jury selection began for the man accused of trying to detonate a bomb during an Oregon Christmas tree lighting ceremony.
Thursday morning, jury selection is scheduled to begin, for the trial of Mohamed Mohamud. According to the FBI, Mohamud intended to kill thousands in a Portland bombing in November of 2010.
The bomb was fake, and had been supplied to Mohamud by undercover agents. Mohamud’s defense team has suggested they will pursue an entrapment defense.