View Full Version : 1 dead after shooting at Fort Bliss

09-20-2010, 08:18 PM
09:11 AM CDT on Sunday, April 5, 2009
The Associated Press

FORT BLISS, Texas A Fort Bliss soldier was shot to death Saturday afternoon at the Fort Bliss Post Exchange by her husband, who then wounded himself, authorities said.

The man, a civilian, was in intensive care at University Medical Center in El Paso, said Col. Ed Manning, the garrison commander at Fort Bliss.

Names were not immediately released.

Manning said that the woman was at Fort Bliss for training and lived on the post. He said the man did not live on the post.

Manning said the shooting was an isolated incident, adding that the post is safe.

FBI spokeswoman Andrea Simmons told the El Paso Times that after shooting the soldier, the man tried to kill himself.