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Fort Hood Shooting

Fort Hood Shooting

At approximately 4 p.m. April 2, Spc. Ivan A. Lopez, 34, of Guayanilla, Puerto Rico and assigned to 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) fired shots at individuals in the 1st Medical Brigade area of Fort Hood, killing 3 and injuring 16. Lopez died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound shortly thereafter.

KTEM will have continuing coverage of this tragic event, and our prayers go out to all the affected service men and women and their families.
Photos Courtesy of Fort Hood PAO
Photos Courtesy of Fort Hood PAO

President Obama Joins the Fort Hood Community for a Memorial Service Honoring Those Killed in the April 2 Shooting

President Obama and the First Lady joined the Fort Hood community in mourning the three soldiers killed in last week's shooting on post. 

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Col. Paul Reese, III Corps chief of current operations, makes a statement regarding a behavioral health hotline established for Soldiers, Army civilians and DoD contractors associated with the April 2 tragedy during a press conference Monday, April 7, inside Club Hood's Grande Ballroom on Fort Hood. (Photo by Daniel Cernero, III Corps and Fort Hood Public Affairs)

President Obama is Expected to Attend a Memorial for the Fort Hood Shooting Victims

At a Monday afternoon press conference, Col. Paul Reese, III Corps and Fort Hood chief of operations, and Chris Grey, U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command spokesman, talked about the investigation into the April 2 Fort Hood shooting

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Fort Hood Releases Names, Details of the Deceased

In this afternoon's press conference at Fort Hood, Lt. General Mark Milley released the names and details of the three soldiers killed in Wednesday's shooting.

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Full Video of Fort Hood Commander’s Second Press Conference on Shooting

Lt. General Mark Milley has confirmed in this afternoon's press conference that four of the wounded victims have been released from the hospital. The shooter's next of kin has been notified of his passing, and his identity is officially confirmed as Spc. Ivan A. Lopez. Milley cited numerous instances of heroism during the shooting, including that of the female MP who engaged Lopez and that of an army chaplain who shielded other soldiers from the attack. We have the full video, below.

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Scott and White Memorial Hospital - Townsquare Media Photo

Updates from Scott & White Memorial Hospital’s Morning Press Conference

Officials at Scott & White Memorial Hospital have confirmed that they have 9 patients in their care (8 men, 1 woman). Three patients remain in critical condition with neck, spine, and abdominal injuries. Two will require further surgery, while the last is undergoing diagnostics. Of the remaining patients, 2 have been classified as in "fair" condition, with the remainder in "good" condition possibly facing release later today. There are no expectations of further fatalities.

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Full Video of Fort Hood Commander’s Press Conference on Shooting

Fort Hood's Commander Lt. General Mark Milley spoke to the media last night after last night's shooting which left 16 injured and 4 dead, including the shooter. We have the full video, below.

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Four Dead, Including Shooter, in Fort Hood Shooting

KTEM's live coverage of the shooting has ended, but please stay on ktemnews.com for frequent updates on this tragedy in the coming days. Our prayers are with the service men and women affected by the this tragedy.

Update 9:50: Lt. General Mark Milley has confirmed 16 are injured and in treatment at Darnall Army Medical Center and Scott & White Memorial Hospital, 3 are dead. The shooter, whose identity has not been confirmed, deceased by a self-inflicted gunshot wound after being engaged by military police. There is no indication of a connection to terrorism in this incident, but an investigation is ongoing by ATF, FBI, Texas Rangers, Texas State Police, Killeen and Harker Heights Police, and military police organizations.

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Fort Hood Demolishes the Site of the November 5 Shooting

Fort Hood has torn down Building 42003. The building was part of the Soldier Readiness Processing Center, the site of the November 5, 2009 shooting.

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Maj. Nidal Hasan - Getty Images

Fort Hood Shooter’s Jail Requests: Bible, Cheese

DALLAS (AP) — The former Army psychiatrist behind the Fort Hood shooting massacre made several requests of the county jail where he was being held before trial.

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Fort Hood Shooting Site Will Be Demolished

Fort Hood Building 42003, the site of 2009’s mass shooting on post that left 13 dead and more than 30 wounded, will be destroyed and replaced with a memorial park.

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