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A dispute between two soldiers spiraled into a bloody attack at Fort Hood, Texas, that left four people dead and more than a dozen wounded Wednesday afternoon near a medical building, according to preliminary law enforcement reports. The gunfire sent tremors of fear across a sprawling Army base that was the site from one of the worst mass shootings in U.S. history a few years ago.
Many basic details about the shooting remained unclear in the chaotic hours after the first calls for help, including what caused the soldiers’ fight, but senior U.S. law enforcement officials said the incident did not appear to be linked to any foreign terrorist organizations. The shooter was among those who died, the officials said, apparently by his own hand.