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Breaking: Active Shooter Reported at Fort Hood (UPDATED)

By Brandon Watson, April 2, 2014, 5:21pm, Newsdesk

According to multiple sources, Fort Hood is on lockdown due to an active shooting incident.

Update 1: The Bell County Sheriff's Office has confirmed one shooter is in custody. An additional shooter may be at-large. One fatality and eight injuries have been reported.

Update 2: The Justice Department has confirmed that the shooter has been killed by self-inflicted gunshot. He was the sole shooter.

According to KCEN, several victims have been injured, with at least one being transported to the hospital. The suspected shooter is still at large.

Fort Hood officials requested all personnel to remain in shelter via a tweet. Nearby Central Texas College's central campus has been evacuated as a precaution.

We will update this post as more details emerge.

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