The Uber driver charged with killing six people and seriously wounding two more in a shooting spree around Kalamazoo, Michigan, in 2016, pleaded guilty Monday to all counts against him.

Jason Dalton halted jury selection in his trial with surprise guilty pleas to six counts of murder, two counts of attempted murder and eight counts of felony use of a firearm, according to prosecutors. He faces life in prison without the possibility of parole.

Dalton’s attorney, who had previously said he wouldn’t pursue an insanity defense for his client, said Dalton was pleading guilty against his advice, to shield his family and victims’ families from the emotional toll of a trial, NBC affiliate WOOD reported. Jury selection began last week and was due to end Monday.

Dalton, 45, an Uber driver with…

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