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Fort Hood shooter sentenced to death

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 - 00:40

Aug. 28 - U.S. Army Major Nidal Hasan is sentenced to death by lethal injection for killing 13 people in a shooting rampage at Fort Hood, Texas in 2009. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

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A death sentence for Food Hood Shooter Major Nidal Hasan. On Wednesday a military sentenced Hasan to death by lethal injection for killing 13 people and wounding 31 others in a November 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood, Texas. The jury of 13 officers deliberated a little more than two hours before deciding the punishment for the Army psychiatrist. Hasan admitted to being the gunman and said he had switched sides in what he considered to be a U.S. war on Islam. The last time the U.S. military executed a prisoner was in 1961.

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Fort Hood shooter sentenced to death

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 - 00:40