February 16, 2010 | NEFA Foundation

The Massacre at Fort Hood

Report #24 in the “Target: America” Series


  • At approximately 1:30 pm CT on November 5, 2009, Major Nidal Malik Hasan, an Army psychiatrist, opened fire on the Soldiers Readiness Processing Center at Fort Hood, Texas. The Center is where soldiers are processed for deployment overseas.
  • Hasan, who was dressed in uniform, shouted “Allahu Akbar” (“God is Great”) and proceeded to shoot for a 10 minute‐period killing 12 soldiers, one civilian, and injuring more than 30 others.
  • Hasan was confronted by two civilian police sergeants. Sergeants Mark Todd and Kimberly Munley both responded to the scene in separate cars. Sgt. Munley was wounded in an exchange of fire with Hasan. Witness reports confirm that Sgt. Todd shot and disabled Hasan, ending the rampage.
  • Hasan remains paralyzed from the waist down.

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