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Officials: 13 killed, including gunman, in Fort Hood shootings

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November 5, 2009
Homeland Security News
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“A soldier opened fire on a military processing center at Fort Hood in Texas on Thursday, killing 12 people and wounding 30, officials at the Army base said.

The gunman also was killed, Col. Benton Danner said.

Two other soldiers who were detained have been released, but another person of interest is in custody, said Christopher Haug, chief of public affairs at Fort Hood.

The gunman, slain by emergency personnel, was identified as Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, 39, a law enforcement source told CNN. “

(Source: Officials: 13 killed, including gunman, in Fort Hood shootings – CNN.com)