Ft. Hood shooting

Maj. Nidal Hasan - the accused 2009 Ft. Hood shooter - may be forcibly shaved to continue trial. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Military Judge: Fort Hood Shooter Can Be Forcibly Shaved

A military judge says he has the right to order an Army psychiatrist charged in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage to be forcibly shaved before his murder trial.


File photo of U.S. Maj. Nidal Hasan in custody. (credit: Bell County Sheriff's Office via Getty Images)

Fort Hood Suspect’s Trial On Hold Over Beard

The trial for an Army psychiatrist charged in the deadly 2009 Fort Hood shooting has been put on hold while an appeals court considers his objections to being forcibly shaved.