Hearing delayed in Fort Hood killings

The Article 32 hearing is similar to a civilian grand jury proceeding


By Angela K. Brown
The Virginian-Pilot

Fort Hood, Texas — Wearing his Army uniform and sitting solemnly in a wheelchair, the psychiatrist accused of gunning down 13 people at Fort Hood made his first courtroom appearance Tuesday and won a delay in his case.

Maj. Nidal Hasan, who was paralyzed after being shot by two Fort Hood police officers, only spoke when answering questions about the proceedings with a soft: "Yes, sir."

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