Per the live briefing, Fort Hood shooter Malik Nadal Hasanshot several times
was is still alive is hospitalized in stable condition.
LOCAL HOSPITALS REQUESTING BLOOD DONORS.
EMERGENCY OFFICIALS ASK PEOPLE TO KEEP OFF CELL PHONES. SYSTEM OVER LOADED... IF YOU ARE A TROOPER AT FORT HOOD LIST YOUR SELF AS OK, HERE REDCROSS PROGRAM, g
Paradigm Intel says its terrorist.
Alone gun man could be a wacko.
Several gunmen portend, terrorists.
12 DEAD , 31 WOUNDED. Start 13:30 pm
unknown time zone.
Attack on troops getting to deploy.
Hypothesis of terrorist maybe wrong
one arrested is Malik Nadal Hasanan, Officer, Major, MD, 40 yr old,
He had two hand guns.
( some confusion, one weapon was a semi automatic? )
Two others apprehended. Suspects.
All US soliders.
unconfirmed 500 US troops rushed in,
rapid response force. G
Attack at old sports dome complex.
Base locked down.
Civilian Police officer killed also.
Police killed one shooter.
Spokesman: 2 suspects released; 1 held
Fort Hood home page down...
A female civilian officer who shot the suspect was also among the wounded.
psychiatrist recently reassigned from Walter Reed Hosp in DC
50 SHOTS FIRED.
The massive Fort Hood is located near Killeen, Texas, which was the site of one of the nation's worst mass shootings in history. On Oct. 16, 1991, George Hennard shot and killed 23 people in a Luby's Cafeteria restaurant before turning the gun on himself. He also wounded 20 people.
Our prayers go out to families.
“I was here for a 2 p.m. graduation,”Retired Army Col. Greg Schannep said. “A I drove up, I heard some shots. A soldier came running past me and said ‘sir there is someone shooting.’
“As he ran past me I saw blood on his back. I don’t think he even knew he had been shot. He has since been treated and should be OK,” he said.
“I can tell you there are casualties,” Schannep said.
“I heard three or four volleys of shots with eight to 12 shots in each volley. Initially, I thought it was a training exercise,” he said.
We are picking up a lot of chatter, about his threating statements
both in person and on the web. G.
Gunman made comments about Muslims attacking US Forces:
Islamic groups were also quick to condemn the killing after it became clear that the suspected shooter was Muslim. The Council of American-Islamic Relations issued a statement calling it a "cowardly" attack.
"American Muslims stand with our fellow citizens in offering both prayers for the victims and sincere condolences to the families of those killed or injured," the group's statement said
AN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Seven people are dead and at least 12 others have been wounded in a shooting at the Fort Hood Army Base in Texas, according to media reports Thursday. Officials reportedly have one person in custody. Local ABC affiliate KXXV reported on its Web site that the incident occured at a sports dome known as the soldier readiness area.: