President Barack Obama tonight delivered a statement on the shooting at Ford Hood.

Obama said his thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families. He said his national security team is working closely with the Defense Department and the FBI. They are also working with people on the ground to determine what happened and ensure that everyone is secure.


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“We are gonna get to the bottom of exactly what happened,” he said.

The president said this tragedy reopens the pain of the Fort Hood shooting massacre five years ago.

“We’re heartbroken that something like this might’ve happened again,” he said.

Obama asked Americans to keep the Fort Hood community and the families of victims in their thoughts and prayers.

Senior U.S. officials say four people, including the shooter, have died in today’s shooting at Fort Hood.

Watch Obama's full statement in the video above.


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