At Least 4 Killed in Shooting at Fort Hood; Gunman Among Dead

By: AP
By: AP

UPDATE at 8:55 PM:

At least four people are dead after a shooting at Fort Hood, Texas. CBS News has confirmed one of the dead is the suspected gunman. More than a dozen people are hurt.

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UPDATE at 7:40 PM:

WASHINGTON (AP) - A U.S. law enforcement official says the suspected gunman at the Fort Hood Army base in Texas is now believed to be dead.

Fort Hood confirmed the shooting on the base in a brief statement Wednesday evening. The statement also said emergency crews were on the scene and that further details were not yet known.

The official says reports circulating within the Justice Department indicate the shooter has died of what appears to be a self-inflicted wound. The official spoke on the condition of anonymity because the investigation is still ongoing.

The identity of the shooter and the number of victims were not immediately known.
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UPDATE: Senior defense official: 1 dead, 14 injured in Fort Hood shooting (AP)

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April 2, 2014

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) - Fort Hood says there's been a shooting at the Texas Army base and that there have been injuries.

The base posted a statement online Wednesday. It said emergency crews are on the scene. No further details are known.

The base was the scene of a mass shooting in 2009. Thirteen people were killed and more than 30 wounded in what was the deadliest attack on a domestic military installation in history.


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