UPDATE: Official: Fort Hood Gunman was Assessed for PTSD

By: AP
By: AP

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) -- A Fort Hood official says the shooter in the attack at the Army base was being assessed for whether he had PTSD.

Lt. Gen. Mark A. Milley said Wednesday that four people were killed including the shooter and 16 others were wounded in the attack. He says the wounded were all military members.

Milley says there is no indication the shooting was related to terrorism.

He says the shooter is married and served in Iraq 2011.



Obama: We will get to bottom of Ford Hood shooting

CHICAGO (AP) -- President Barack Obama says the government will get to the bottom of what happened in a shooting incident at Fort Hood.

Obama says he's following the situation closely but that the situation is fluid at the Texas Army post. He says officials are doing everything they can to make sure everyone is secure.

Obama says the incident brings back painful memories of the 2009 mass shooting at Fort Hood. He says, quote, "We're heartbroken that something like this might've happened again."

Obama says people at Ford Hood have sacrificed so much for freedom and their sense of safety has been broken once again.

Obama spoke at a restaurant in Chicago where he held a fundraiser.



FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) -- Fort Hood says there's been a shooting at the Texas Army base and that there have been injuries.

The base posted a statement online Wednesday. It said emergency crews are on the scene. No further details are known.

The base was the scene of a mass shooting in 2009. Thirteen people were killed and more than 30 wounded in what was the deadliest attack on a domestic military installation in history.


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