Fort Hood (WSYR-TV/CNN) – A Fort Hood soldier who went on a shooting rampage in 2009 that left 13 dead has been sentenced to death by a military jury.Major Nidal Hasan has been sentenced to death after a jury deliberated for two and a half hours on Wednesday before reaching a unanimous decision.
Hasan represented himself during the trial and offered no closing argument on Tuesday.
The former U.S. Army psychiatrist offered no justification or explanation, only saying, “I have no closing statement.”
The same 13-member panel of senior officers found Hasan guilty on all counts of premeditated murder from the incident at the Deployment Processing Center at the Fort Hood army base in Texas.
The 2009 massacre left 13 dead and 32 injured.
Hasan was wounded in the attacks and remains a paraplegic.