04/04/2014 01:43 pm ET Updated Apr 04, 2014

Soldier In Fort Hood Attack Was In Dispute Over Leave


Investigators were also looking into Specialist Lopez’s dispute with Army superiors who had denied his request for leave. He met with Fort Hood officials about the denial on Wednesday shortly before the shooting started and had been clearly agitated and disrespectful after the meeting, the law enforcement official said. It was unclear why he wanted to take time off, but it appeared to involve his family.

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