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Four dead after Fort Hood shooting

(AP Photo/Jack Plunkett) (AP Photo/Jack Plunkett)

FORT HOOD, TEXAS – Four people, including the shooter, were killed after a gunman opened fire on Fort Hood Army base.

Directorate of Emergency Services officials reported that around 4 p.m. Wednesday a soldier fired shots at individuals in the 1st Medical Brigade area of Fort Hood.

Emergency services officials responded to the scene within 15 minutes. The suspect died of a suspected self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Medical officials confirmed 16 more were injured. The injured were treated at the scene and transported to area hospitals.

An investigation by law enforcement is ongoing. There is no indication that the incident was related to terrorism.

Names of the deceased will not be released until after the next of kin has been notified. Family members can call the Family Assistance Center Hotline at (254) 288-7570 or (866) 836-2751.

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