A gunman opened fire on Fort Hood in Texas this afternoon, killing at least one person. According to authorities, the man is still at large.
Multiple injuries have already been reported and at least one person was transported to a hospital. A witness told News 10 the man fired around 20 rounds into a post motor pool, injuring three people.
The army base in currently on lockdown.
All personnel on post are asked to shelter in place.
— Fort Hood (@forthood) April 2, 2014
This is the second mass shooting at Fort Hood in five years—in 2009, Nidal Malik Hassan shot and killed 13 people, injuring 30 others.
7:40 PM: The AP reports the gunman was one fatality.
BREAKING: Justice Department internal report: Fort Hood gunman dead of self-inflicted wound.
— The Associated Press (@AP) April 2, 2014
The shooter has been identified by multiple outlets as 34-year-old enlisted Army soldier Ivan Lopez, who NBC says was in uniform during the attack. According to the network, "the shooting may have resulted from an argument in the motor pool."
[image via AP]