Iraq War Veteran Kills Three, Wounds Sixteen at Fort Hood

Four people are dead and sixteen people were left wounded, some critically, after a lone gunman opened fire at Fort Hood in Texas late Wednesday afternoon. The alleged shooter is among the dead, according to officials.

Identified as Ivan Lopez, an Army veteran of the Iraq War and said to be suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), the man killed three people and injured more than a dozen others with a semi-automatic handgun before turning the weapon on himself.

According to the Guardian, Lopez

Back in 2009, Fort Hood was the scene of another mass shooting when Army psychiatrist Nidal Hasan opened fire on his fellow soldiers, killing thirteen people and wounding 30. Hasan was injured in the attack and is now on death row at Leavenworth Prison.


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