2009 Fort Hood Shooting

November 5, 2009:

Army Major Nidal Hasan opened fire at an Army processing center where soldiers were taking care of preparations for overseas deployment. As a matter of practice, soldiers do not carry weapons at Fort Hood, and Hasan is said to have had two handguns with him, one of them a semi-automatic. Hasan was not charged with terrorism, but it is seen by many as a terrorist attack. He was given the death penalty. — Fort Hood Shooting (DOD.gov)


  • 13 fatalities; 32 injured

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