FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) – The three soldiers killed in a shooting rampage at Fort Hood by another military man had served in the military for years and been deployed to Iraq as well as other places.
Lt. Gen. Mark Milley on Friday identified those killed as 39-year-old Daniel Ferguson, of Mulberry, Fla.; 38-year-old Carlos Lazaney Rodriguez, of Puerto Rico; and 37-year-old Timothy Owens, of Effingham, Ill.
Milley says Spc. Ivan Lopez killed the three Wednesday at the military base after a verbal altercation that escalated. He then killed himself.
Ferguson was a transportation supervisor who had been deployed to Kuwait, Iraq and Afghanistan.
Lazaney Rodriguez was a unit supply sergeant who had served in Kuwait and Iraq.
Owens was a heavy vehicle driver who had also been deployed in Iraq and Kuwait.