Sargent Kimberly Munley a civilian police officer with Fort Hood Police shot down Major Nidal Hasan during the shooting spree at Fort Hood on Thursday. Sgt. Munley shot Hasan four times while he struck her in the shoulder and wrists.
US Army officials say it was Munley actions that stopped Hasan from reloading his gun. Munley was the first police officer who arrived on the scene at the Soldiers Readiness Processing Center.
Colonel John Rossi spokesperson for the Army told reporters at a briefing on Friday at Ft Hood said the victims killed processing center system were unharmed.”Her efforts were superb,” he said.
Ft. Hood commander Lt. Col. Robert Cone praised Officer Munley.
“She happened to encounter the gunman. In an exchange of gunfire, she was wounded but managed to wound him four times,” he said.
“It was an amazing and aggressive performance by this police officer.”
Colonel Steven Braverman commander of FT. Hood’s Darnall Army Community Hospital says Sgt. Munley is at local community hospital and recovering and she is in stable condition.
Meanwhile Major Hasan has been transferred to Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio. Hasan in a coma at this time.