A soldier from Independence is among 31 people injured in a shooting rampage that left at least 12 people dead at Fort Hood Army Base in Texas.
21-year-old Keara Bono was shot in the left shoulder and is being treated for her injuries. She was wounded when at least one, possibly three, fellow soldiers went on the deadly shooting spree. It happened around 1:30 this afternoon.
KMBC-TV in Kansas City has spoken to Peggy McCarty, the mother of the wounded Missourian, who has talked to her daughter. According to McCarty, her daughter has had the bullet removed from her shoulder and is being treated for a cut to her head.