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'Verbal altercation' may have led to Fort Hood rampage: Army

A view shows the family home of U.S. Army soldier Ivan Lopez in southwestern Puerto Rico, April 4, 2014. REUTERS/Ana Martinez

A view shows the family home of U.S. Army soldier Ivan Lopez in southwestern Puerto Rico, April 4, 2014. REUTERS/Ana Martinez

A view shows the family home of U.S. Army soldier Ivan Lopez in southwestern Puerto Rico, April 4, 2014. REUTERS/Ana Martinez
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Sergeant First Class Daniel Ferguson, 39, of Florida, who served as a transportation supervisor and had been deployed to Kuwait, Iraq and Afghanistan, is pictured in this undated handout from Fort Hood Public Affairs Office. REUTERS/Fort Hood Public Affairs Office/Handout

Sergeant First Class Daniel Ferguson, 39, of Florida, who served as a transportation supervisor and had been deployed to Kuwait, Iraq and Afghanistan, is pictured in this undated handout from Fort Hood Public Affairs Office. REUTERS/Fort Hood Public...more

Sergeant First Class Daniel Ferguson, 39, of Florida, who served as a transportation supervisor and had been deployed to Kuwait, Iraq and Afghanistan, is pictured in this undated handout from Fort Hood Public Affairs Office. REUTERS/Fort Hood Public Affairs Office/Handout
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Army Sergeant Timothy Owens, 37, of Illinois, who served as a heavy vehicle driver and had been deployed to Iraq and Kuwait, is pictured in this undated handout photo from Fort Hood Public Affairs Office. REUTERS/Fort Hood Public Affairs Office/Handout

Army Sergeant Timothy Owens, 37, of Illinois, who served as a heavy vehicle driver and had been deployed to Iraq and Kuwait, is pictured in this undated handout photo from Fort Hood Public Affairs Office. REUTERS/Fort Hood Public Affairs...more

Army Sergeant Timothy Owens, 37, of Illinois, who served as a heavy vehicle driver and had been deployed to Iraq and Kuwait, is pictured in this undated handout photo from Fort Hood Public Affairs Office. REUTERS/Fort Hood Public Affairs Office/Handout
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A view shows the family home of U.S. Army soldier Ivan Lopez in southwestern Puerto Rico, April 4, 2014. REUTERS/Ana Martinez

A view shows the family home of U.S. Army soldier Ivan Lopez in southwestern Puerto Rico, April 4, 2014. REUTERS/Ana Martinez

A view shows the family home of U.S. Army soldier Ivan Lopez in southwestern Puerto Rico, April 4, 2014. REUTERS/Ana Martinez
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U.S. Army Lieutenant General Mark Milley (2nd R) and U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) speak at a news conference at the entrance to Fort Hood, regarding Wednesday's shooting that occurred on post, in Texas April 3, 2014. REUTERS/Erich Schlegel

U.S. Army Lieutenant General Mark Milley (2nd R) and U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) speak at a news conference at the entrance to Fort Hood, regarding Wednesday's shooting that occurred on post, in Texas April 3, 2014. REUTERS/Erich Schlegel

U.S. Army Lieutenant General Mark Milley (2nd R) and U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) speak at a news conference at the entrance to Fort Hood, regarding Wednesday's shooting that occurred on post, in Texas April 3, 2014. REUTERS/Erich Schlegel
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Members of the media surround a news conference by U.S. Army Lieutenant General Mark Milley and U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) at the entrance to Fort Hood, regarding Wednesday's shooting that occurred on post, in Texas April 3, 2014. REUTERS/Erich Schlegel

Members of the media surround a news conference by U.S. Army Lieutenant General Mark Milley and U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) at the entrance to Fort Hood, regarding Wednesday's shooting that occurred on post, in Texas April 3, 2014. REUTERS/Erich...more

Members of the media surround a news conference by U.S. Army Lieutenant General Mark Milley and U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) at the entrance to Fort Hood, regarding Wednesday's shooting that occurred on post, 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. 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. 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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