Deadly Shooting Rampage at Fort Hood

half mast flagCORRECTION: This just in – 18:30 PST – shooter still alive but wounded.

The gunman today in a deadly rampage that claimed 13 lives was identified as military doctor who feared an impending war deployment.  He wounded 30 others before he himself was shot and killed.

This terrible tragedy is unbelievable. We fear sending our families off to strange soil in distant lands – we shouldn’t have to fear when they are at home.

Federal law enforcement officials say the shooter, Hasan, had come to their attention at least six months ago because of Internet postings that discussed suicide bombings and other threats.

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Red Cross local blood centers are asking for much needed donations.  More information: Blood Needed.

Prayer is needed! Say a prayer for those who were seriously wounded in today’s attack.

There was moment of silence on Capitol Hill today and the President also expressed his deep sympathy.

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