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.

Honoring Ft. Hood Heroes
Lawmakers have introduced a bill that would classify the Nov. 5, 2009 Fort Hood shooting as an act of terrorism and award honors and benefits to victims and their families.
Fort Hood Shooting Appeals
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The Army psychiatrist convicted in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage was sent…
Fort Hood Shooting
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — The Army psychiatrist who killed 13 people at Fort Hood has rested his case during his trial's penalty phase without calling any witnesses or testifying.
Maj. Nidal Hasan rested his case Tuesday without putting up a defense even though jurors are deciding whether to…
Fort Hood Victims To Receive Benefits
The Texas General Land Office has rejected the classification of the November 2009 shooting at Fort Hood as “workplace violence” and will not wait for Congress to act before providing veterans benefits to families.
Hasan Begins Sentencing Phase
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — The Army psychiatrist convicted of the 2009 Fort Hood rampage is starting the sentencing phase of his trial facing a possible rare death sentence in the U.S. military justice system.
Maj. Nidal Hasan on Monday returns to the courtroom on the Texas Army post where jurors …
Governor Rick Perry On Hasan Verdict
Texas Gov. Rick Perry released a statement today following the guilty verdict in the Nidal Hasan trial.
The statement, published to his state website, read as follows:
"Nidal Hasan's cowardly attack on our military was a deliberate act of terror against our country...

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