Skip to comments.Fort Hood Shooting Suspect Awake, Talking
Posted on 11/09/2009 11:37:21 AM PST by lbryce
FORT HOOD, Texas A U.S. Army hospital spokesman said the man suspected in a deadly shooting spree at Fort Hood is conscious and able to talk.
Dewey Mitchell, a spokesman at Brooke Army Medical Center, said Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan remains in stable condition. Mr. Mitchell said Maj. Hasan has been awake and able to talk since he was taken off a ventilator Saturday.
Maj. Hasan is at Brooke Medical Center in San Antonio, about 150 miles southwest of Fort Hood.
Authorities say the 39-year-old Maj. Hasan opened fire at a processing center Thursday at Fort Hood, the country's largest military installation. Thirteen people were killed and 30 were wounded.
The rampage ended when civilian police shot Maj. Hasan.
Army officials said their investigators increasingly believe that Maj. Hasan was the lone gunman in the carnage. "Right now we're operating on the belief that he acted alone and had no help," said a military official familiar with the Army Criminal Investigation Division probe.
To help settle the question more definitively, the official said, military investigators were trying to determine where Maj. Hasan had purchased his handguns and the large quantity of ammunition used in the attack.
At least one weapon, an expensive semiautomatic handgun, came from gun store Guns Galore in Killeen, where the Army base is located, law-enforcement officials said. A person who answered the phone at the store Friday said it was cooperating with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and had been asked by law-enforcement officials not to comment.
Military and civilian law-enforcement authorities are examining Maj. Hasan's phone and computer records to see if he had communicated with any extremist elements in the days before the attack, according to a military official familiar with the matter.
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Maybe his purchase was recent enough that the dealer rembered the murderers puss when it was plastered in the press or they simply do a reverse trace from FN to the jobber then the distributor then the dealer. The dealer keeps the 4473’s I believe. Easier to come from top down when ya have the gun and the suspect.
Just my SWAG on the matter.....
“Pour oil down his throat....”
Forget oil. Go with Bacon drippings
Then show him a video of himself being blessed by a Rabbi.
After that, he can have a refreshing cleaning of his wounds with some lemon juice and a salt scrub.
Then he can meet with the soldiers that he wounded and the families of those he killed.
“Not being paranoid, but my bet’s on horse #1.”
I can’t think of any one on this thread that would take you up on that bet, Joe.
“I will take the liberty to disagree with you on one point. I wouldnt resign, I would stay and do everything I could to remove all muslims from the service.”
Unfortunately, the liberals in control will find the solution to be outlawing private ownership of guns. We know muslims are the problem, liberals know guns are the problem. Ronald Reagan said it best...”they know so much that isn’t so.”
Tracing the serial number forward from the manufacturer through each FFL transaction until it arrived in the perp’s hand.
1) Maybe that NICS data isn’t getting destroyed within 24 hours like the law requires.
We know it is not being destoryed.
Probably went back through the non-existent NICS database...
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