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Ft. Hood, Texas / Base Shooting #1068386

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 04, 2014
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) The status of soldiers wounded at Ft. Hood and the upcoming memorial service for SFC Daniel Ferguson†, Sgt. Timothy Owens†, & S/Sgt. Carlos Lazaney† reported.

(Ft. Hood: Anna Werner) The investigation into the shooting by Ivan Lopez updated; details given about his report of a traumatic brain injury and his argument with fellow soldiers. [Ft. Hood commander Lt. Gen. Mark MILLEY†- says his underlying medical condition is not a direct precipitating factor.] The backgrounds of Lazaney, Owens & Ferguson briefly reviewed. [Lazaney’s friend Tony MEINERO††; on the phone, voice of Ferguson’s fiancée Kristen HALEY†- comment.] Statement from Lopez’s father noted.

(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) The military’s efforts to deal with mental illness examined; details given about deadly incidents caused by Sgt. John Russell†† in Baghdad and S/Sgt. Robert Bales†† in Afghanistan. [Psychiatrist Dr. Loree SUTTON††- notes the increase in psychiatric diagnoses within the force; says PTSD is the smallest category; acknowledges our ability to predict and prevent mass violence is in a limited stage.]

Pelley, Scott;
Werner, Anna;
Martin, David

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