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Texas: Luby's Massacre
Texas: Luby's Massacre
Killed: 23 + Self; Injured: 20
Wielding a Glock 17 and a Ruger P89, a deranged George Jo Hennard, 35, (pictured), drove his Ford pickup through the front window of Luby's Cafeteria (pictured) in Killeen on October 16, 1991. Hennard began shooting into the crowded eatery, taking many lives before committing suicide.
Eighteen years later, the town of Killeen would suffer another deadly massacre at the Fort Hood Army Base, where U.S. Army psychiatrist Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan allegedly murdered 13 people and injured 30 during a November 5, 2009, shooting.
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