UPDATE: Army: 12 dead in Fort Hood attacks
Thursday, November 5, 2009 | 4:13 p.m. CST;
updated 9:41 p.m. CST, Friday, November 6, 2009
FORT HOOD, Texas — The U.S. Army says 12 people have been killed and 31 wounded in a shooting rampage on the Fort Hood Army base in Texas.
Lt. Gen. Bob Cone said at a news conference that one shooter has been killed and two suspects were apprehended Thursday. He said they all are U.S. soldiers.
The shooting began around 1:30 p.m. Cone said that all the casualties took place at the base's Soldier Readiness Center, where soldiers who are about to be deployed or who are returning undergo medical screening.
He said the primary shooter used two handguns in the attack.
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