Fort Hood Shootings
The soldier on trial for the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood has broken his largely silent defense by briefly questioning a witness who saw the attack.
At least four people killed during a gunman’s rampage at Fort Hood in 2009 were likely shot while lying on the floor inside a building at the Texas military base, experts testified Wednesday during the accused shooter’s trial.
The Army psychiatrist on trial for the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood told mental health experts after the attack that he “would still be a martyr” if convicted and executed by the government, according to a newspaper report Tuesday.
Testimony has been moving so quickly during the military trial of the soldier accused in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage that the judge decided to give jurors extra time between witnesses on Monday to finish their notes.
A military judge has ruled attorneys assisting Army Major Nidal Hasan must continue as standby counsel.
Major Nidal Malik Hasan’s former defense attorneys interrupted his court martial Wednesday morning. The lawyers say they are concerned the accused Fort Hood mass murderer wants to receive the death penalty.
Testimony is underway in the court martial of alleged Fort Hood shooter Major Nidal Malik Hasan. The Army officer is accused of going on a rampage on the post, killing 13 fellow soldiers and wounding 31 others.
The military trial of the man accused of the 2009 shootings at Fort Hood will start Tuesday after no objections were raised during a final pretrial hearing.
A jury has been selected to hear the murder case against the Fort Hood shooting suspect.
The Army psychiatrist charged in the 2009 deadly Fort Hood shooting rampage told some potential jurors Wednesday that he supports the Taliban and the strict Islamic Sharia law.
An Army psychiatrist going on trial in the deadly 2009 Fort Hood shooting says he wants to tell potential jurors that he’s being forced to wear a military uniform he believes represents “an enemy of Islam.”
The military courthouse on the edge of Fort Hood has been transformed into a fortress, surrounded by hundreds of stacked freight car-sized shipping containers, and by tall dirt- and sand-filled barriers.