Hasan Charged With 32 Counts of Attempted Murder

Those are in addition to the earlier 13 counts of murder
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 2, 2009 4:41 PM CST
Hasan Charged With 32 Counts of Attempted Murder
The 2007 picture provided by the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences shows Nidal Hasan when he entered the program for his Disaster and Military Psychiatry Fellowship.   (AP Photo/Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences)

Prosecutors beefed up the charges against Nadal Malik Hasan today to include the 32 people wounded in the Fort Hood shooting. Hasan now faces 32 counts of attempted premeditated murder in addition to the 13 counts of murder he had previously been charged with, Reuters reports. "Everything seems to be on the fast track in this case," noted Hasan's lawyer. If convicted, Hasan could face the death penalty.
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