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Aug 23 13 4:47 PM

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Updated at 4:54 p.m. ET
FORT HOOD, Texas Army Maj. Nidal Hasan was convicted Friday for the deadly 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood, a shocking assault against American troops at home by one of their own who said he opened fire on fellow soldiers to protect Muslim insurgents abroad.


A jury of 13 high-ranking military officers reached a unanimous guilty verdict on all 13 counts of premeditated murder and a guilty verdict on 32 counts of attempted premeditated murder. Hasan is now eligible for the death penalty.
Hasan requested to wait a day for the sentencing phase of the trial, which comes next, CBS News' Paula Reid reports from court.


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