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U.S. Army names Fort Hood shooter, says had mental illness

U.S. soldier SPC Ivan Lopez is pictured in the Sinai Peninsula between 2007 and 2008 during his service with the 295th Infantry of the Puerto Rico National Guard in this undated handout photo by PR National Guard obtained by Reuters April 3, 2014. REUTERS/Puerto Rico National Guard/Handout via Reuters

U.S. soldier SPC Ivan Lopez is pictured in the Sinai Peninsula between 2007 and 2008 during his service with the 295th Infantry of the Puerto Rico National Guard in this undated handout photo by PR National Guard obtained by Reuters April 3, 2014....more

U.S. soldier SPC Ivan Lopez is pictured in the Sinai Peninsula between 2007 and 2008 during his service with the 295th Infantry of the Puerto Rico National Guard in this undated handout photo by PR National Guard obtained by Reuters April 3, 2014. REUTERS/Puerto Rico National Guard/Handout via Reuters
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U.S. soldier SPC Ivan Lopez is pictured in the Sinai Peninsula between 2007 and 2008 during his service with the 295th Infantry of the Puerto Rico National Guard in this undated handout photo by PR National Guard obtained by Reuters April 3, 2014. Lopez, suspected of shooting dead three people before killing himself at the Fort Hood Army base in Texas on April 2, was under psychiatric care but showed no signs of violence or suicidal tendencies, a U.S. official said on April 3, 2014. REUTERS/Puerto Rico National Guard/Handout via Reuters

U.S. soldier SPC Ivan Lopez is pictured in the Sinai Peninsula between 2007 and 2008 during his service with the 295th Infantry of the Puerto Rico National Guard in this undated handout photo by PR National Guard obtained by Reuters April 3, 2014....more

U.S. soldier SPC Ivan Lopez is pictured in the Sinai Peninsula between 2007 and 2008 during his service with the 295th Infantry of the Puerto Rico National Guard in this undated handout photo by PR National Guard obtained by Reuters April 3, 2014. Lopez, suspected of shooting dead three people before killing himself at the Fort Hood Army base in Texas on April 2, was under psychiatric care but showed no signs of violence or suicidal tendencies, a U.S. official said on April 3, 2014. REUTERS/Puerto Rico National Guard/Handout via Reuters
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Fort Hood military police guard the visitor's center, after Wednesday's shooting, at the entrance to Fort Hood, Texas April 3, 2014. REUTERS/Erich Schlegel

Fort Hood military police guard the visitor's center, after Wednesday's shooting, at the entrance to Fort Hood, Texas April 3, 2014. REUTERS/Erich Schlegel

Fort Hood military police guard the visitor's center, after Wednesday's shooting, at the entrance to Fort Hood, Texas April 3, 2014. REUTERS/Erich Schlegel
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Neighbors mingle around the apartment building where reportedly the Fort Hood shooting suspect, Ivan Lopez, lived with his wife in Killeen, Texas, April 3, 2014. REUTERS/Erich Schlegel

Neighbors mingle around the apartment building where reportedly the Fort Hood shooting suspect, Ivan Lopez, lived with his wife in Killeen, Texas, April 3, 2014. REUTERS/Erich Schlegel

Neighbors mingle around the apartment building where reportedly the Fort Hood shooting suspect, Ivan Lopez, lived with his wife in Killeen, Texas, April 3, 2014. REUTERS/Erich Schlegel
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A flag waves by the apartment building where reportedly the Fort Hood shooting suspect, Ivan Lopez, lived with his wife in Killeen, Texas, April 3, 2014. REUTERS/Erich Schlegel

A flag waves by the apartment building where reportedly the Fort Hood shooting suspect, Ivan Lopez, lived with his wife in Killeen, Texas, April 3, 2014. REUTERS/Erich Schlegel

A flag waves by the apartment building where reportedly the Fort Hood shooting suspect, Ivan Lopez, lived with his wife in Killeen, Texas, April 3, 2014. REUTERS/Erich Schlegel
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An exterior view of Guns Galore gun shop, where Ivan Lopez bought the weapon he used in Wednesday's shooting at Fort Hood, is seen in Killeen, Texas, April 3, 2014. REUTERS/Erich Schlegel

An exterior view of Guns Galore gun shop, where Ivan Lopez bought the weapon he used in Wednesday's shooting at Fort Hood, is seen in Killeen, Texas, April 3, 2014. REUTERS/Erich Schlegel

An exterior view of Guns Galore gun shop, where Ivan Lopez bought the weapon he used in Wednesday's shooting at Fort Hood, is seen in Killeen, Texas, April 3, 2014. REUTERS/Erich Schlegel
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An exterior view of Guns Galore gun shop, where Ivan Lopez bought the weapon he used in Wednesday's shooting at Fort Hood, is seen in Killeen, Texas, April 3, 2014.REUTERS/Erich Schlegel

An exterior view of Guns Galore gun shop, where Ivan Lopez bought the weapon he used in Wednesday's shooting at Fort Hood, is seen in Killeen, Texas, April 3, 2014.REUTERS/Erich Schlegel

An exterior view of Guns Galore gun shop, where Ivan Lopez bought the weapon he used in Wednesday's shooting at Fort Hood, is seen in Killeen, Texas, April 3, 2014.REUTERS/Erich Schlegel
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U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) speaks at a news conference at the entrance to Fort Hood, regarding Wednesday's shooting that occurred on post, in Texas April 3, 2014. The soldier suspected of shooting dead three people before killing himself at the Fort Hood Army base in Texas was identified as Ivan Lopez, 34, a man battling mental illness when he went on a shooting spree, base commander Lieutenant General Mark Milley said on Thursday. REUTERS/Erich Schlegel

U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) speaks at a news conference at the entrance to Fort Hood, regarding Wednesday's shooting that occurred on post, in Texas April 3, 2014. The soldier suspected of shooting dead three people before killing himself at the...more

U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) speaks at a news conference at the entrance to Fort Hood, regarding Wednesday's shooting that occurred on post, in Texas April 3, 2014. The soldier suspected of shooting dead three people before killing himself at the Fort Hood Army base in Texas was identified as Ivan Lopez, 34, a man battling mental illness when he went on a shooting spree, base commander Lieutenant General Mark Milley said on Thursday. REUTERS/Erich Schlegel
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Fort Hood base commander Lieutenant General Mark Milley speaks during a news conference while flanked by U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) at the entrance to the army base in Texas April 3, 2014. REUTERS/Erich Schlegel

Fort Hood base commander Lieutenant General Mark Milley speaks during a news conference while flanked by U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) at the entrance to the army base in Texas April 3, 2014. REUTERS/Erich Schlegel

Fort Hood base commander Lieutenant General Mark Milley speaks during a news conference while flanked by U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) at the entrance to the army base in Texas April 3, 2014. REUTERS/Erich Schlegel
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U.S. soldier SPC Ivan Lopez is pictured in the Sinai Peninsula between 2007 and 2008 during his service with the 295th Infantry of the Puerto Rico National Guard in this undated handout photo by PR National Guard obtained by Reuters April 3, 2014. Lopez, suspected of shooting dead three people before killing himself at the Fort Hood Army base in Texas on April 2, was under psychiatric care but showed no signs of violence or suicidal tendencies, a U.S. official said on April 3, 2014. REUTERS/Puerto Rico National Guard/Handout via Reuters

U.S. soldier SPC Ivan Lopez is pictured in the Sinai Peninsula between 2007 and 2008 during his service with the 295th Infantry of the Puerto Rico National Guard in this undated handout photo by PR National Guard obtained by Reuters April 3, 2014....more

U.S. soldier SPC Ivan Lopez is pictured in the Sinai Peninsula between 2007 and 2008 during his service with the 295th Infantry of the Puerto Rico National Guard in this undated handout photo by PR National Guard obtained by Reuters April 3, 2014. Lopez, suspected of shooting dead three people before killing himself at the Fort Hood Army base in Texas on April 2, was under psychiatric care but showed no signs of violence or suicidal tendencies, a U.S. official said on April 3, 2014. REUTERS/Puerto Rico National Guard/Handout via Reuters
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U.S. soldier SPC Ivan Lopez is pictured in the Sinai Peninsula between 2007 and 2008 during his service with the 295th Infantry of the Puerto Rico National Guard in this undated handout photo by PR National Guard obtained by Reuters April 3, 2014. Lopez, suspected of shooting dead three people before killing himself at the Fort Hood Army base in Texas on April 2, was under psychiatric care but showed no signs of violence or suicidal tendencies, a U.S. official said on April 3, 2014. REUTERS/Puerto Rico National Guard/Handout via Reuters

U.S. soldier SPC Ivan Lopez is pictured in the Sinai Peninsula between 2007 and 2008 during his service with the 295th Infantry of the Puerto Rico National Guard in this undated handout photo by PR National Guard obtained by Reuters April 3, 2014....more

U.S. soldier SPC Ivan Lopez is pictured in the Sinai Peninsula between 2007 and 2008 during his service with the 295th Infantry of the Puerto Rico National Guard in this undated handout photo by PR National Guard obtained by Reuters April 3, 2014. Lopez, suspected of shooting dead three people before killing himself at the Fort Hood Army base in Texas on April 2, was under psychiatric care but showed no signs of violence or suicidal tendencies, a U.S. official said on April 3, 2014. REUTERS/Puerto Rico National Guard/Handout via Reuters
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Lt. Gen. Mark Milley addresses the media during a news conference at the entrance to Fort Hood Army Post in Texas April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Erich Schlegel

Lt. Gen. Mark Milley addresses the media during a news conference at the entrance to Fort Hood Army Post in Texas April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Erich Schlegel

Lt. Gen. Mark Milley addresses the media during a news conference at the entrance to Fort Hood Army Post in Texas April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Erich Schlegel
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U.S. President Barack Obama pauses as he makes a statement about the shooting at Fort Hood in Texas, while in Chicago, April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Larry Downing

U.S. President Barack Obama pauses as he makes a statement about the shooting at Fort Hood in Texas, while in Chicago, April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Larry Downing

U.S. President Barack Obama pauses as he makes a statement about the shooting at Fort Hood in Texas, while in Chicago, April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Larry Downing
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The main gate at the U.S. Army post at Fort Hood, Texas is pictured in this undated photograph, obtained on November 5, 2009. REUTERS/III Corps Public Affairs/U.S. Army/Handout

The main gate at the U.S. Army post at Fort Hood, Texas is pictured in this undated photograph, obtained on November 5, 2009. REUTERS/III Corps Public Affairs/U.S. Army/Handout

The main gate at the U.S. Army post at Fort Hood, Texas is pictured in this undated photograph, obtained on November 5, 2009. REUTERS/III Corps Public Affairs/U.S. Army/Handout
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