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Soldier killed at Ft Hood after firing at officers

By The Associated Press

This article was published December 14, 2012 at 7:04 p.m.

— Fort Hood police have shot and killed a soldier who fired a gun while sitting in his car on the Central Texas Army post.

Fort Hood officials say officers responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle parked near a lake about a mile from the main gate about 3:20 a.m. Friday. Then, the officers returned fire after the soldier shot his weapon at them as they approached the car. The officers were not injured.

Officials say the officers tried life-saving measures before emergency medical personnel arrived, but the soldier died.

Investigators later determined that the 30-year-old man was assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division at Fort Hood.

The soldier’s name wasn’t immediately released. The investigation is ongoing.

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SRBROTHERINLAW says... December 17, 2012 at 10:20 a.m.

BAN ASSAULT RIFLES AT FT HOOD

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FreeSpiritMan says... December 17, 2012 at 10:32 a.m.

That's the type of comment I would expect from you. Shear intellengence.

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