Fort Hood hearing for Maj. Hasan delayed

POSTED: Tuesday, October 12, 2010 - 1:48pm
UPDATED: Friday, April 13, 2012 - 9:53am

The Fort Hood shooting suspect's hearing has been delayed one more day. Victims were suppose to tell there story in front of Maj. Nidal Hasan, today. Defense attorney Maj. Christopher Martin made a request to close the hearing that will decide if there is enough evidence to put army psychiatrist, Maj. Hasan on trial for the shooting rampage last year.

A military judge denied the request. There were still some emotional moments. In the courtroom today were the wives of Specialist Jason Dean Hunt and Michael Cahill. They were shot dead in the rampage. Also in the courtroom, was Sgt. Patrick Ziegler and his fiancee. Ziegler was wounded.

The 40-year-old is charged with 13 counts of premeditated murder and 32 counts of attempted premeditated murder in the Nov. 5 attack.

The hearing was adjourned until tomorrow. Maj Hasan will come face to face with family members of victims and witnesses to the shooting rampage.


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