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Defense lawyer says accused Fort Hood shooter may be paralyzed

FORT HOOD, Texas. - The Fort Hood shooting suspect, shot multiple times by civilian police officers, is telling his lawyer that he may be paralyzed from the waist down.

Attorney John Galligan says Maj. Nidal Hasan told him he has no feeling in his legs.

He says he spoke with Hasan for about an hour yesterday at the Texas hospital where he's being treated.

Thirteen people were killed, including a pregnant soldier, and 43 people injured in the incident. The military initially said 29 people had been wounded, but authorities say they became aware of more injuries as they pieced together events.

Hasan is charged with 13 counts of premeditated murder.

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