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Shooting At Fort Hood Leaves At Least 14 Injured, Suspect Dead

Fort Hood has ordered everyone at the Texas Army base to “shelter in place.”

Click here for ongoing updates from NPR: http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/04/02/298401578/fort-hood-goes-on-lockdown-after-reports-of-shooting

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Earlier reports: 

Update 5:25 p.m.: FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) —  Fort Hood has reported an active shooter to local authorities.

Bell County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Donnie Adams says the sheriff’s office dispatched deputies and troopers from the Texas Department of Public Safety to the nearby Texas Army base.


FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — Fort Hood has ordered everyone at the Texas Army base to “shelter in place.”

The order was sent Wednesday on the base’s Twitter feed and posted on its Facebook page.

Twitter post from Fort Hood:

The 1st Calvary Division, which is based at Fort Hood, sent a Twitter alert telling people on base to close doors and stay away from windows. A spokeswoman for the base declined to comment. A spokesman for the local sheriff’s office did not immediately have information on the incident.

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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