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Fort Hood on lockdown as active shooter sought

Published on Apr 3, 2014 7:04 AM
 
Fort Hood in Texas was on lockdown on Wednesday, April 2, 2014, after several people were reported injured in an active shooter situation on the military base, scene of a deadly 2009 rampage. -- FILE PHOTO: REUTERS

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Fort Hood in Texas was on lockdown on Wednesday, April 2, 2014, after several people were reported injured in an active shooter situation on the military base, scene of a deadly 2009 rampage.

"There has been a shooting at Fort Hood and injuries are reported," the base said in a statement, adding that emergency crews were on the scene.

"All personnel on post are asked to shelter in place," the US base, where an army officer killed 13 people five years ago, said on its Twitter feed.

All personnel on post are asked to shelter in place.

 
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