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Fort Hood shooter assessed for PTSD

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Fort Hood official says the shooter in the attack at the Army base was being assessed for whether he had PTSD.
Lt. Gen. Mark A. Milley said Wednesday that four people were killed including the shooter and 16 others were wounded in the attack. He says the wounded were all military members.
Milley says there is no indication the shooting was related to terrorism.

He says the shooter is married and served in Iraq 2011.

The man identified as the shooter, Ivan Lopez, 34 had just arrived at Fort Hood in February.

Milley says he used a .45 caliber Smith & Wesson to carry out his shooting spree. The weapon had been recently purchased.

The FBI and other agencies are investigating the attack.


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