Suspect in Custody After Fort Hood Officials Receive Verbal Threat


0  Updated at 3:23 pm, April 1st, 2015 By: ABC Digital
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Drew Anthony Smith/Getty Images(FORT HOOD, Texas) — Officials at Fort Hood in Texas say they responded to a verbal threat from a soldier on Wednesday afternoon.

A statement from the Fort Hood Public Affairs Office on Wednesday said that officials received a call at about 1:30 p.m. local time about a verbal threat issued by a soldier. “Directorate of Emergency Services officials took appropriate measures to secure the post and currently have a suspect in custody,” the statement noted.

Fort Hood is not under lockdown, though the situation is under further investigation. There were no details immediately made public about the suspect.

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