December 1, 2005
Shooting at Texas military base wounds 3
HOUSTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Navy sailor shot a fellow sailor
and a Navy officer on Thursday at the U.S. Naval Air Station in
Fort Worth, Texas, before shooting himself, according to a
report by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram on its Web site.
The gunman's wounds appeared to be the most serious, Capt.
John McCormack, base commander, told the newspaper. He said the
shooting happened about 12:40 p.m. CST (1840 GMT) in the flight
operations center at the Air Station.
to stem from an argument and called the gunman a "disgruntled
McCormack said the gun used in the shooting was the
sailor's personal weapon.