Mass shooting at Fort Hood army base in Texas

According to reports from the AP and TV news, seven people have been killed and 20 wounded in shootings at the Fort Hood military base in Fort Hood, TX.

From the New York Times/AP report:

An Army spokesman at the Pentagon says the shootings began about 1:30 p.m. Thursday at a personnel and medical processing center at Fort Hood.

The spokesman, Lieutenant Colonel Nathan Banks, says two shooters were apparently involved. There is no word yet on who they were, nor on identities of the dead.

Banks says the second incident took place at a theater on the sprawling base.

Updates to follow.

UPDATE from ABC News:

12 reported dead, 31 wounded in shootings on the base. Authorities say the shooter, who was killed, was an Army major, Malik Nadal Hasan. Two other soldiers were also involved and have been apprehended.

UPDATE from CNN 6:50 p.m.

Major Hasan was a psychiatrist.

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