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Fort Hood Holds Remembrance Ceremony One Year After Deadly Attack On Base

UPDATE: 8:00 PM EST

President Obama delivered a statement on the Fort Hood shooting on Wednesday evening.

“We’re following it closely. The situation is fluid right now … I want to just assure all of us we are going to get to the bottom of exactly what happened,” he said.

“We’re heartbroken something like this might have happened again.”

Four are now confirmed dead as a result of the shooting.

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UPDATE: 7:12 PM EST

A Senior Law Enforcement official is reporting that the shooter has been neutralized. Details surrounding the death are not immediately clear. It is also being reported that 14 have been injured in the Fort Hood shooting.

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A Texas FBI spokesperson has confirmed a shooting at Fort Hood Army Base. The shooter is still active.

At least one fatality has been confirmed. As many as eight people may have been wounded, four critically. Officials on base are advising all personnel to shelter in place. Police said emergency sirens were sounding on post and personnel and residents in the area were advised to stay away from windows and keep doors closed and locked.

KCEN-TV reported that the shooting took place at a medical support building on the base. President Obama has been informed of the shooting.

In 2009, Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan killed 13 people and injured more than 30 at the base. He was sentenced to death in 2013.

As this is an active case, we’ll keep you updated with the latest.

SOURCE: FBI, NBC

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