(CNN)Here's a look at what you need to know about Brian Nichols and the Atlanta courthouse shootings of March 2005. On March 11, 2005, 33-year old Brian Nichols escaped from the Fulton County Courthouse while on trial for rape, and killed four people.
Birth date: December 10, 1971
Judge Rowland Barnes, 64, Fulton County Superior Court Judge
1995 - Moves to Atlanta with his family.
8:45 a.m. - While being escorted to his retrial for the rape and other charges, Nichols attacks a sheriff's deputy when she removes his handcuffs, in a struggle that lasts about three minutes and is caught on surveillance video. He takes the key to a lock box where her gun is stored.
March 15, 2005 - Nichols makes his first court appearance after being captured.