3:20 PM, 11/5/09… Shep Smith of Fox News just reported that there has been a mass shooting at Fort Hood in TX. Shep indicated that seven are dead, and 12 have been wounded. Supposedly, the shooting occurred at the “Soldier Readiness Center” and at least one person is in custody…
Details to follow.
UPDATE: FoxNews now reporting there are two shooters, one of whom is in custody.
UPDATE 2: Possible third shooter…
UPDATE 3: Fort Hood is now in lock-down, including nine schools on the base, seven elementary and two middle schools.
UPDATE 4: Number of wounded now at 20.
UPDATE 5: FoxNews now saying that the men were reportedly dressed in Army fatigues; military officials couldn’t confirm that they were Army personnel.
UPDATE 6: Via FreeRepublic: Three shooters , one dead one in custody and one still shooting at this time near the PX.
UPDATE 7: FoxNews now reporting up to 30 wounded.
UPDATE 8: Comparisons being made to Ft. Dix plot in 2007.
UPDATE 9: Via FreeRepublic: KCEN-TV reporting sources at Ft Hood have captured a second suspect and that there is no third suspect.
UPDATE 10: Via FreeRepublic: 9 confirmed dead according to military source wounded still at 20 via same source.
UPDATE 11: Via Twitter: NEW GUNFIRE ERUPTS AT FORT HOOD. Possibly repeat of previous info.
UPDATE 12: Via MKHammer on Twitter: Shooter & 2 suspects apprehended are soldiers; facilities still locked down, erring on side of caution. No shootings since original firing.
UPDATE 13: The suspected gunman was identified as Major Malik Nadal Hasan. He was killed and two other suspects have been apprehended, Lt. Robert W. Cone said. (ABC News)
UPDATE 14: Also via ABC News, count is 12 dead, 31 wounded.
UPDATE 15: Scott & White Memorial Hospital says due to the massacre at Fort Hood, it is in URGENT need of ALL blood types (via Twitter).
UPDATE 16:Via Fox News, the shooter, Major Malik Nadal Hasan, is not dead. He is in custody and in stable condition.