Mass shootings in U.S. history

Published On: Jul 20 2012 07:20:30 AM PDT   Updated On: Jun 13 2016 10:16:38 AM PDT

With 49 victims, Sunday's terrorist attack at an gay nightclub in Orlando now ranks as America's most deadly mass shooting. Take a look at some of the other worst mass shootings in U.S. history.

mass shootings - Fort Hood 2009
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U.S. Army

Nov. 5, 2009: Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, a 39-year-old U.S. Army psychiatrist of Palestinian descent, killed 13 and wounded 29 at Fort Hood, located just outside Killeen, Texas, in the deadliest mass shooting at a United States military installation. Hasan was shot and taken into custody by responding officers and is now paralyzed from the waist down. He was eventually convicted on 13 counts of premeditated murder and 32 counts of attempted murder and sentenced to death. Hasan remains imprisoned at the United States Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth in Kansas awaiting execution while his case is reviewed by appellate courts.


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