Lawyer: Hospital hearing set for Fort Hood shooting suspect

Lawyer Hospital hearing

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November 21, 2009 03:42

 
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Ft. Hood shooting suspect Maj. Nidal Malik Hassan's attorney said on Friday that his client will undergo his first court hearing in his hospital room on Saturday. The civilian attorney, John Galligan, said Friday that prosecutors notified him of their plans for the hearing at the Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio. Hasan has been recovering there since the Nov. 5 rampage that left 13 dead and more than 30 wounded. The army psychiatrist was shot by civilian members of Fort Hood's police force. The hearing is to determine whether Hasan will be placed in pre-trial confinement - which usually means jail. But Galligan says he will argue that Hasan should remain in intensive care, he is paralyzed and still in need of medical attention.

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