2014 Fort Hood Shootings

Lopez arrives at base. Attack starts.

2 Apr, 2014

Shots are heard at 4:35 p.m. near the outdoor motor pool. Lopez had been assigned to the 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary). Lopez ran into the medical building and fires shots from a .45 semi-automatic pistol at individuals in the 1st Medical Brigade. Some people try to flee by jumping over a seven-foot-high barbed wire fence.

He leaves that building, gets into a vehicle and continues firing. He goes to another building at the post, enters and opens fire.

Fort Hood is the same base attacked in 2009 by then-Maj. Nidal Hasan, who opened fire in a predeployment facility, ultimately killing 13 people and wounding 32 others.

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