April 2nd, 2014
08:35 PM ET

Fort Hood Shooting: Suspected shooter dead; injuries are reported

(CNN) - A suspected shooter at Fort Hood, Texas, is dead, but the situation is still considered an active scene, multiple U.S. officials told CNN on Wednesday.

The base, in an evening statement, said it had an initial report that a shooter was dead, "but this is unconfirmed."

"The injured personnel are being transported to Carl R. Darnall Medical Center and other local hospitals," it said. "Numerous law enforcement agencies are in support and on the scene. The number of injured are not confirmed at this time."

Law enforcement sources tell CNN the initial report is that the incident started as a soldier-on-soldier attack and is not terror-related.

President Barack Obama was briefed and spoke Wednesday evening about the incident.

"The situation is fluid right now ... I want to just assure all of us we are going to get to the bottom of exactly what happened," the President said. "We're heartbroken something like this might have happened again."


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  1. James Johnson

    I watched show today,and the question was asked to is anything we can do one of your guests suggested that we need to do more about advertising gun safety every one of these individuals who killed has full knowledge about gun safety;someone who wants to kill don't need gun safety classes. I don't know if you ever been to one of these pts are psychiatrists offices I have and it don't seem to me like they are able to help.it just let school get pass out literatures,I want you to go home and do some homework and the reason for you being here is never addressed I say that they need to pay more attention to pts syndrome and understand that it needs more than a band aid

    April 3, 2014 at 11:14 am | Reply

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