Obama 'Heartbroken' Over Fort Hood Shooting

The president says, "We are going to get to the bottom of exactly what happened."
3:00 | 04/03/14

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All are running. Just cell phone whip like Sharon -- suspect -- -- -- -- felt to get. The latest report on the situation -- put obviously we're following it closely. The situation. Is fluid right now but my national security and is in close contact -- -- -- Defense Department but the FBI. They are working with folks on the ground to determine exactly what happened to make sure that everybody. -- secure. And I want -- just assure all of us that. We are gonna get to the bottom of exactly what happened. -- any shooting is troubling. Obviously this reopens the pain of what happened at Fort Worth five years ago. We know these families. We know. They're credible service to our country of the sacrifices that they make. Obviously our thoughts and prayers were. With the entire community. And we are going to do everything we can't make sure that the community at Fort Hood. Has what it needs to -- -- The current situation. -- any potential aftermath. We're heartbroken but something like this -- might have happened again. And I don't wanna comment on the backs until I know exactly. What has happened but for now I would just hope. Everybody across the country is -- The families and the community portrait and thoughts and in Harper's. The folks there. Have sacrificed so much of -- -- of our freedom. Many people there have been. Multiple towards Iraq and Afghanistan. They serve with valor and they serve with distinction. And when they're at their home base. They didn't feel safe. We don't yet know what happened tonight but obviously. That sense of safety. Has been. Broken once again we're gonna have to find out exactly what happened the Pentagon. -- undoubtedly have further briefings for you. Is we get more details -- what happened. -- -- --

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