11 Dead and at least 20 injured at a shooting at the military base of Ft. Hood

UPDATE: He was active duty in the medical corps and was in combat from 94-04 and apparantly rescently converted to Muslim. (I hope my source are incorrect on that one)

UPDATE: one of the shooters name is major Malik Nadal Hasan, believed to be ex-military (that bit still needs to be confimed)

UPDATE: At least 11 killed and one gunman, two gunmen held

UPDATE: At least 9 killed according to CNN

UPDATE: Fox news are reporting at least 20 injured and at least one gun man has been caught
At least seven people are dead and 12 wounded in a shooting at Fort Hood in Texas, the base’s public affairs office told NBC News on Thursday.

The official would not give his name nor additional details. It was unknown whether victims are soldiers or civilians. One gunman was reportedly in custody and another was on the loose, NBC News said. A third shooter may be involved, according to NBC News affiliate KCEN, which said the person had opened fire on the SWAT team at the base.

KCEN reported that a policeman was among those shot.

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