Subscribe Register Login

Monday, April 21, 2014, 9:49 a.m.
Top Picks - Capture Arkansas

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.

Comments on: Soldier killed at Ft Hood after firing at officers

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

Displaying 1 - 2 of 2 total comments

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

BAN ASSAULT RIFLES AT FT HOOD

( | suggest removal )

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

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

( | suggest removal )

  • page
  • 1
Click here to make a comment

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

TOP JOBS

  • Warehouse spec.

    Community Relations Coordinator-Nonprofit seeks Community Re...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Financial aid dir.

    financial aid directorarkansas Baptist College invites appli...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Superintendent

    superintendentthe Ozark Mountain School District is acceptin...
    SAINT JOE, AR

  • Detention officers

    detention officers needed immediately!! exciting new career ...
    HOT SPRINGS NATIONAL PARK, AR

  • Class a drivers

    class a drivers now hiring dedicated routes-home daily!!Exce...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

Search 778 jobs >

Top Picks - Capture Arkansas
Arkansas Online