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Death toll reaches 13 in the Fort Hood Shootings

 (AP) - Thirteen people dead and thirty injured in the shooting at Fort Hood, Texas.

A U.S. Army spokesman says the Fort Hood shootings suspect, Nidal Malik Hasan, is alive and was not killed by authorities responding to the attack.  The 39-year old Army major was shot four times during the rampage and is currently on a ventilator.

Authorities said immediately after Thursday's attack that they had killed the suspected shooter. But Cone now says the suspected shooter is alive and stable condition. Cone offered little explanation to reporters at a news conference as to why the suspect was believed dead, saying only there was confusion at the hospital.

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