Latest Ford Hood Shooter Had a History of Instability

Ivan Lopez shooterThe commanding general at Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas – where 34-year-old enlisted soldier Ivan Lopez shot and killed three fellow officers and then himself with a semi-automatic pistol on Wednesday, April 3 – says Lopez had a questionable medical history that may at least partly explain his behavior.

“We have very strong evidence that he had a medical history that indicates an unstable psychiatric or psychological condition. We’re going through all records to ensure that is, in fact, is correct,” Gen. Mark Milley told reporters today, adding that they believe his condition was the “underlying causal factor.” (Not that you can ever truly “explain” murder.)

Sixteen were wounded in this latest Fort Hood shooting, a military base that was plagued by a similar incident in 2009 that left 13 dead and more than 30 injured at the hands of Army psychiatrist Nidal Hasan.

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‘Biggest Loser’ Star Suffers Serious Fall

Season 9 cast member of NBC’s Biggest Loser Sam Poueu suffered a broken leg, torn ligaments and a punctured lung after falling several stories out of a building.

The 26-year old Samoan-born reality star was hospitalized and in critical condition in San Francisco over the weekend.

One positive turn came in the form of an update posted by his cousin, Koli Palu, who let us know…

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Famed Quarter Horse Jockey Paralyzed

Hall Of Fame jockey Jacky Martin was tragically diagnosed as paralyzed on Sunday, September 4th. He remains on a respirator, in critical condition at University Medical Center in El Paso, Texas.

Martin, 56, was thrown from a horse during a race on Friday at Ruidoso Downs in New Mexico for The All-American Futurity, the Kentucky Derby of the quarter horse racing world. Jacky is a 7-time winner of that race, and was paired with the horse Phire Power on Friday…

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