Three soldiers killed in Fort Hood shooting identified, six injured soldiers remain hospitalized

WASHINGTON - The American Forces Press Service released a statement Friday afternoon identifying the soldiers killed in the April 2 Fort Hood shooting.

According to the media release, Army Sgt. First Class Daniel Michael Ferguson, 39, from Mulberry, Fla., was among the soldiers killed.

Ferguson had enlisted in 1993. He had been assigned to the 49th Transportation Battalion, 4th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command, as a transportation supervisor, according to the release. He had also been deployed to Kuwait, Iraq and Afghanistan.

Army Staff Sgt. Carlos Lazaney Rodriguez, 38, from Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, was also a victim of this week's shooting.

Rodriguez had enlisted in 1995 and was assigned to the 25th Combat Support Hospital, 1st Medical Brigade, as a unit supply sergeant. He, too, was deployed to Kuwait and Iraq.

Army Sgt. Timothy Wayne Owens, 37, from Effingham, Ill. was the third victim of the shooting.

Owens enlisted in 2004 and was assigned to the 49th Transportation Battalion, 4th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command, as a heavy vehicle driver. He was deployed to Iraq and Kuwait.

According to the media release, a memorial service is planned for April 9. Full details are on the press center website .

Six soldiers are still hospitalized and ten others have been released for duty after the Fort Hood shooting .

 

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