Fort Hood

  • Fort Hood limping back to normalcy after shooting tragedy April 4, 2014

    Houston: Just a day after the deadly shooting incident at otherwise quiet Fort Hood military base in Texas, life is slowly getting back to normal, but not without affecting minds of several who were still struggling to forget wounds imparted by similar incident almost 5 years back. On Thursday, a US...
  • US Fort Hood shooting: Details about the gunman April 3, 2014

    Officials at Fort Hood have released few details about the gunman who killed three people before taking his own life in a shooting on Wednesday at the sprawling Army base. Here's what we know about the gunman. - His name is Ivan Lopez. He is married, has other family members and...
  • Texas: Shooting at the US Army base, 4 including gunman dead April 3, 2014

    Texas: A gunman opened fire on Wednesday at Fort Hood in an attack that left four dead, including the shooter, law enforcement officials said. One of the officials, citing official internal US Justice Department updates, said 14 others were hurt. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not...
  • Fort Hood shooter sentenced to death for 2009 killings August 29, 2013

    A military jury on Wednesday sentenced a US Army psychiatrist to death for the 2009 mass murder of 13 people, mostly unarmed soldiers, at Fort Hood, Texas, which the convicted gunman said he committed in retaliation for US wars in the Muslim world. Major Nidal Hasan, who shouted "Allahu Akbar" ("God...
  • Jury begins deliberating life or death for Fort Hood shooter August 29, 2013

    Prosecutors in the trial of US Army Major Nidal Hasan on Wednesday asked the jury to sentence him to death for the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood, Texas, saying the convicted gunman is a criminal and "never will be a martyr." ~~amp;nbsp; The military jury of 13 officers who convicted Hasan...
  • Fort Hood shooter convicted of massacre, could get death penalty August 24, 2013

    A military jury convicted US Army psychiatrist Major Nidal Hasan of all 13 charges of premeditated murder and all 32 charges of attempted premeditated murder on Friday for the November 2009 shooting spree against unarmed soldiers at Fort Hood, Texas. The convictions mean Hasan could face the death penalty by lethal...
  • Fort Hood shooter selected 'personal kill zone', says prosecutor August 23, 2013

    The US Army psychiatrist who has admitted shooting dead 13 fellow soldiers in 2009 chose one station at a Fort Hood medical facility as his "personal kill zone" because he knew it would be packed with soldiers, a prosecutor said on Thursday in closing arguments of a court-martial. Major Nidal Hasan,...
  • Fort Hood shooter may have financial links to Pak November 14, 2009

    Washington: US army psychiatrist Major Nidal Malik Hasan, accused of gunning down 13 people at Fort Hood, Texas, military base had financial dealings in Pakistan, a US lawmaker has charged. Media reports cited top Republican on the Homeland Security Intelligence Subcommittee of the US House of Representatives, Michael McCaul, as...
  • Fort Hood shooting suspect charged with murder November 13, 2009

    Washington: The suspected shooter in the Fort Hood, Texas rampage has been charged with 13 counts of premeditated murder and will be tried in a military court, the US Army announced on Thursday. Major Nidal Malik Hasan is accused of opening fire with two handguns November 5 at a Fort...
  • Watch: Investigation on for Fort Hood shootings November 10, 2009

    The investigation into what pushed Major Nidal Hassan to shoot fellow soldiers at Fort Hood, Texas last week is in full force. Relatives say he was taunted for being a Muslim in the Army. Now the Army's Chief of Staff says he's worried about backlash against Muslim soldiers. Corporal Kareem...
  • Fort Hood suspect contacted Islamist: Sources November 10, 2009

    Washington: US intelligence agencies learned an Army psychiatrist contacted an Islamist sympathetic to al-Qaeda and that the information was relayed to authorities before the man allegedly went on a shooting spree that killed 13 people in Texas last week, US officials said on Monday. While the agencies were monitoring contacts by...
  • Lawyer feels Fort Hood gunman won't get a fair trial November 10, 2009

    Washington: As American authorities probed Thursday's mass shooting at the Fort Hood Army Post in Texas that left 13 dead and 42 wounded, the lone suspect was reported to be conscious and talking. The suspected shooter, Major Nidal Malik Hasan, a 39-year-old licensed Army psychiatrist who worked at a hospital at...
  • Alleged US shooter's name prompts response from American Muslims November 6, 2009

    Washington: Ibrahim Hooper knows the drill. When news first broke on Thursday that a shooting at Fort Hood, Texas, killed and injured US soldiers, the national communications director for the Council on American-Islamic Relations wrote a statement of condemnation. He only sent it out later, when reports emerged that the alleged shooter's...
  • US army base shootout suspect injured, not dead November 6, 2009

    Fort Hood: A solider suspected of fatally shooting 12 and wounding 31 at Fort Hood in Texas on Thursday is not dead as previously reported by the military, the base's commander said on Thursday evening. A civilian officer who was wounded in the incident shot the suspect, who is "in custody...
  • Watch: US army psychiatrist kills 12 at Texan base November 6, 2009

    Fort Hood (USA): A soldier who went on a shooting spree at an army base in Fort Hood (Texas), USA has killed 12 people and injured over 30 others. The incident happened at a soldier-processing center at Texas Fort Hood Army base on Thursday, November 5, 2009. ...
  • US soldier kills 12, injures 30 at army base November 6, 2009

    Fort Hood/Texas (USA): A US 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 shot at by emergency personnel but is reportedly stable though injured. The shootout happened around 1330...