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12:21 pm
Mon September 20, 2010

UPDATE: Fort Bliss Shooting

El Paso – The FBI has identified the gunman who opened fired at a Fort Bliss convenience store before being killed by responding officers as a retired Army sergeant. The agency also says one of the two women wounded in the shooting has died.

The FBI issued a Tuesday statement identifying the gunman as 63-year-old Steven Kropf of El Paso. Authorities say they don't know if Kropf had any relationship with either victim. But they called Monday's shooting an isolated incident.

The FBI says 44-year-old Bettina Maria Goins of El Paso was pronounced dead at a hospital after the shooting. The statement says another woman remains hospitalized with serious injuries.

Garrison Commander Col. Joseph Simonelli Jr. says military police officers responded to reports of the shooting in less than three minutes.

Copyright 2010 The Associated Press.