Fort Hood Texas:12 Killed and 31 Wounded By Disgruntled U.S. Army Major


Major Malik Nidal Hasan, the U.S. Army doctor identified by U.S. broadcast media as a suspect in the shooting at the U.S. Army post in Fort Hood, Texas, is seen in this undated handout photo from the website of the U.S. Government Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences downloaded on November 5, 2009. Major Hasan, a medical doctor, had been a Fellow in Disaster and Preventive Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry at the university. At least 11 people were killed and 31 wounded in a shooting at Fort Hood on Thursday with Major Hasan named as a shooter in the incident. REUTERS/Department of Defense/Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences/Handout

  U.S. Major Hasan an army psychiatrist was preparing for deployment to Iraq later this year.The major who was contesting his deployment took his frustration out in a deadly killing spree. 11 people at a readiness center were killed and  31 were wounded. There was a shootout between Major Hasan and first responders wounding the Major he has been taken into custody and taken to a local hospital… two other soldiers were taken in custody and were questioned and released.


Sgt. Fanuaee Vea (L) embraces Pvt. Savannah Green outside Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas. An American army major went on a shooting rampage Thursday at a Texas military base killing 11 people and wounding 31 others before being gunned down, army officials said.(AFP/Getty Images/Ben Sklar)


President Barack Obama speaks about the shooting at Fort Hood during an event at the Interior Department in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009. Obama called the mass shooting at a Texas Army base ‘a horrific outburst of violence.’ He said it’s a tragedy to lose a soldier overseas and even more horrifying when they come under fire at an Army base on American soil.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)




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