SHOOTING AT FORT HOOD
At the Medical support building – One person with a chest wound – At least 3 shot
kcentv.com – KCEN HD – Waco, Temple, and Killeen
Fort Hood has been put on lockdown.
KCEN TV reported:
We have reports of an active shooter on Fort Hood.
We have reports that there are several injuries from this shooting. There is at least one patient being transported to the hospital.
We are also getting reports of victims in the Battle Simulation Center on 65th and Warehouse.
The suspect is still at large. The shooter was said to be in building 33026 which is the Medical Brigade Building.
All personnel on post are asked to shelter in place.
— Fort Hood (@forthood) April 2, 2014
Soldiers are being turned away from the base without IDs.
In November 2009, 13 people were killed and more than 30 others injured when Maj. Nidal Hasan opened fire on dozens of people at the base. Obama called it “workplace violence.”
BREAKING: Central Texas College issues evacuation order due to shooting incident at Fort Hood – http://t.co/tNMj8EquyW
— PzFeed Top News (@PzFeed) April 2, 2014
You can thank Obama for keeping Fort Hood a gun free zone.
UPDATE: Officials are looking for a white male in a gray Toyota Camry- carrying a .45 handgun. (KCEN TV)
UPDATE: Fort Hood Shooter – 1, deceased, 4 injured, 2 suspects still at large.
Report— Fort Hood Shooter Was Male in Army Uniform, At Least One Still at Large
BREAKING. CBS-TV Affiliate KWTX, Waco reporting one confirmed dead, at least 8 taken to the hospital from Ft. Hood shooting.
— Charlie Kaye (@CharlieKayeCBS) April 2, 2014
UPDATE: KCEN is interviewing a security guard at the scene who is hiding on the base. SWAT teams have just arrived and surrounded a building.
UPDATE: Soldiers told to turn off their ventilation systems!
21 ambulances are on the scene!
UPDATE: KCEN says there are TWO SHOOTERS
UPDATE: NBC says ONE PERSON is in custody. FOX News one shooter has been “neutralized.”
UPDATE: 15 soldiers are injured KWTX
UPDATE: A group of soldiers, civilians, and children are being escorted out of the Support Operations Building – told to lay face down on the ground.
UPDATE: One shooter is confirmed dead. Four people are in critical condition.
UPDATE: Shooter is dead from self-inflicted gunshot wound.
UPDATE: From the Fort Hood Facebook Page:
UPDATE: Fort Hood’s Directorate of Emergency Services has an initial report that a shooter is dead but this is unconfirmed.
The injured personnel are being transported to Carl R. Darnall Medical Center and other local hospitals. Numerous law enforcement agencies are in support and on the scene. The number of injured are not confirmed at this time. No further details are known at this time. There has been a shooting at Fort Hood and injuries are reported. Emergency crews are on the scene. No further details are known at this time. As further details are available, they will be released through FortHoodPressCenter.com.
UPDATE: FOX News is reporting 4 dead and 14 wounded.
UPDATE: Shooter identified as 34 year-old IVAN LOPEZ.