Breaking: Ft. Hood shooter found guilty on all counts

Breaking: Ft. Hood shooter found guilty on all counts

Maj. Nidal Hasan, the radicalized Army psychiatrist who turned his gun on fellow soldiers at Fort Hood four years ago in the name of jihad, was found guilty Friday on all counts.

He now faces the death penalty and could be the first person the U.S. military puts to death in more than 50 years.

A 13-member panel, or jury, of high-ranking officers voted unanimously to convict Hasan, 42, on a slew of premeditated murder and attempted murder charges for killing 13 people and injuring 31 others in the Nov. 5, 2009, attack.

The panel now turns to the sentencing phase of the trial to decide whether to recommend putting Hasan to death by lethal injection or have him spend the rest of his life in prison. Prosecutors are expected to call 16 witnesses over two days during the sentencing phase.

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