Another Fort Hood shooting: Military cops kill U.S. soldier during gunfight

Screen Shot 2012-12-17 at 10.15.29 AMA U.S. soldier was killed Friday after he opened fire on members of the Military Police at the Fort Hood Army base in the state of Texas, according to a source.

The MPs at Fort Hood while on routine patrol discovered a suspicious vehicle parked near the main gate of the base in the early morning, according to the law enforcement source.

While the MPs approached the automobile, a soldier sitting in the vehicle opened fire on the MPs who immediately returned fire on the vehicle and its shooter, the source told the Law Enforcement Examiner.

Officials from the U.S. Army stated that, although the MPs administered life-saving measures, the soldier died before emergency medical personnel arrived. None of the MPs were hurt during the brief gun battle.

While an investigation into the shooting is already under way, the 30-year-old soldier’s name and pedigree have not yet been was released. It was noted that the departed had been assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division at Fort Hood, the source said.

It’s not known if the incident is terrorist-related.

Read more at examiner.com

  • Benjamin

    I’ve heard nothing about this and I watched TV/News all weekend.

    • Rattlerjake

      You will only hear the negative situations from the media, not the positive. Every day there are armed citizens who thwart crime by shooting criminals, but the media and politicians wait for the instance that will be useful in pushing their anti-gun agenda. It’s nothing more than propaganda designed to make the ‘sheeple’ agree and allow our Constitution to be trampled on. Socialists want control and they are unable to control a population that is armed and can fight back.

    • USMCret

      Why would the lame street media allow this to be news when this Obamanayshon administration is all about cover-up and lie! ! ! ! !

  • Jr1776

    better take guns away from the military

  • dntmkmecomoverther

    Wow, when an armed assailant shows up and there are armed people to thwart them, guess what? YUP! But hey, let’s take the guns away from those who would protect…and see what happens…, gun free zones are death traps.

  • MontieR

    If he were a jihadi in a burka they would refuse to admit it.

  • http://www.facebook.com/bob.cordon.1 Bob Cordon

    Can’t wait to see what the Hell THAT was all about.

  • USMCret

    AND THIS ADMINISTRATION WILL HIDE ALL THE DETAILS OF THIS MANS NAME AND RACE WHILE STONE WALLING THE INVESTAGATION!

  • JacksonDeLand

    pedigree?!?!?!?

  • tampapatriot

    Interesting that the media claims no knowledge of the assailant. At one time
    they would report a “black man, a white man,” etc. but never see an adjective
    as jihidist, or muslim, etc. In fact, not even a news comment on this.

  • guest

    it was in the killeen paper a couple days ago

  • mort_f

    Nothing to see here folks. Just some workplace violence. Of course, if we take gun CONTROL to its ultimate conclusion, then we need to take the guns away from the military.

  • larryincamden

    Since there is no information on the shooter should we just assume that the shooter is a member of one or more of the many “protected” classes and not a white, Christian, male?

  • hp

    I’ll bet it’s “legal drug” related.

  • Tosheba

    According to Obama, if history is any guide, this is merely another case of workplace violence.

  • joe

    I live near the Sandy river that flows from Mt. Hood in Oregon. Should I be worried?

  • http://www.facebook.com/afshin.nejat Afshin Nejat

    “pedigree”…. was the soldier a dog?

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