publication date: Monday, December 14, 2009 (part of Round XLI)

category: Crime

clue: He shot his own people to get out of shooting his own people.

explanation: Hasan was a Major in the US Army who opened fire on fellow soldiers at Fort Hood in November 2009, killing thirteen. Stress over impending deployment to Afghanistan and having to kill fellow Muslims was believed to be a major cause of his actions. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Erik Bates, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Tony Peters, Ryan Dunn, Walter Chesser, Jesse King, and Melissa Anderson

2009 Year in Review This goo was part of 2009 Year in Review. These ordinary people became overnight celebrities, inspiring the headlines that made 2009 memorable.



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