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UPDATE: Fort Hood gunman identified

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FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) -- Authorities have identified the gunman of Wednesday's Fort Hood shooting as Ivan Lopez.

Investigators at Fort Hood are looking into what triggered Lopez to open fire on other soldiers Wednesday.  Four people, including Lopez, died during the shooting, and 16 others were injured.

Authorities say Ivan Lopez shot himself after he eventually was confronted by military police in a parking lot.

A senior officer at Fort Hood says Lopez had sought help for depression and other problems.  Lopez was being evaluated to determine whether or not he had post-traumatic stress disorder.

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FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — A 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 in 2011.

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FORT HOOD, Tex. (WKOW) -- ABC News is reporting the chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee is saying four people were killed in Wednesday's shooting at Fort Hood, including the gunman, and 14 others were injured.

U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul(R-Texas) told CNN he had been briefed on the shooting at the Army base in Texas and said authorities were concerned another shooter might be at large. He added no link to terrorism has been discovered.

McCaul's comments followed Fort Hood's media office issuing an initial report that the shooter was dead, but noting the report was not confirmed.

Base spokesperson Sgt. Maj. Nicholas Connor told ABC News that authorities would lift the "shelter in place" order as soon as base officials deemed it safe.

Fort Hood, in Killeen, Texas, was the site of a mass shooting in 2009, when Army psychiatrist Maj. Nidal Hasan killed 13 people.

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UPDATE: Fort Hood's Press Office released a statement around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. It reads:

Fort Hood's Directorate of Emergency Services has an initial report that a shooter is dead but this is unconfirmed.
The injured personnel are being transported to Carl R. Darnall Medical Center and other local hospitals. Numerous law enforcement agencies are in support and on the scene. The number of injured are not confirmed at this time. No further details are known at this time.
The post is currently still on lock down.

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FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — A senior U.S. defense official says one person is dead and 14 wounded in a shooting at Fort Hood.

The official spoke on condition of anonymity because the official was not authorized to discuss the information publicly.

The Texas Army base was the scene of a mass shooting in 2009. Thirteen people were killed and more than 30 wounded in what was the deadliest attack on a domestic military installation in history.

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FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — Fort Hood says there's been a shooting at the Texas Army base and that there have been injuries.

The base posted a statement online Wednesday. It said emergency crews are on the scene. No further details are known.

President Obama and Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel have been informed of the shooting, according to their spokespeople. ABC News reports authorities are searching for the shooter and will lift a "shelter in place" order as soon as it's believed to be safe.

The base was the scene of a mass shooting in 2009. Thirteen people were killed and more than 30 wounded in what was the deadliest attack on a domestic military installation in history.

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FORT HOOD (AP) -- An FBI spokesperson in Texas confirms there has been a shooting on Fort Hood. 

Fort Hood has ordered everyone at the Texas Army base to "shelter in place."

The order was sent Wednesday on the base's Twitter feed and posted on its Facebook page. The 1st Calvary Division, which is based at Fort Hood, sent a Twitter alert telling people on base to close doors and stay away from window. 

A spokesperson for the base declined to comment. A spokesman for the local sheriff's office did not immediately have information on the incident.

The base was the scene of a mass shooting in 2009. Thirteen people were killed and more that 30 wounded in what's was the deadliest attack on a domestic military installation in history.
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