A jury resumed deliberations Friday in the case of a 2009 mass shooting at Fort Hood, even though the accused gunman admitted responsibility and mounted no defense.
A panel of 13 military officers are deliberating the fate of Army Major Nidal Hasan. The defendant once again showed his refusal to challenge the government’s case by declining to make a closing argument.
Jurors hearing the trial of Maj. Nidal Hasan, the soldier accused in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage, are being given detailed instructions about how to reach a verdict.
The soldier on trial for the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood, and representing himself in the case, rested on Wednesday without calling any witnesses in his defense.
Military prosecutors rested their case Tuesday against the Army psychiatrist accused of killing 13 people during the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood.
Maj. Nidal Hasan, accused in the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood, is about to get his best chance yet to explain his actions, if he chooses to seize the opportunity.
The judge overseeing the Fort Hood shooting trial blocked prosecutors from using witnesses and most evidence they had sought to explain the alleged motive behind the attack.
Witnesses have started to describe what happened outside the medical building where the accused Fort Hood gunman opened fire on unarmed soldiers in a November 2009 rampage.
One of the soldiers killed during the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood suffered a dozen gunshot wounds, including some that indicate he was trying to charge the gunman, a medical expert testified Thursday.
The soldier on trial for the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood says he authorized the release of a report that shows he told mental health experts he “would still be a martyr” if executed by the government.
Maj. Nidal Hasan hasn’t made disruptive outbursts while on trial for the worst mass shooting ever on a U.S. military base.
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.