Thursday, December 03, 2009

32 More Charges of Murder for Fort Hood Shooter

Major Nidal Hassan, the Army psychiatrist already charged with 13 counts of premeditated murder after the November 5 shootings at Fort Hood, Texas, was yesterday charged with another 32 counts of attempted premeditated murder. According to this Department of Defense news release, Hassan was charged under Article 80 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ). The UCMJ is the U.S. military’s legal system for service members.

Here are some additional U.S. military documents about the shooting and its aftermath:

To find additional military resources about the shootings at Fort Hood, please see our guide.

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