CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WECT) - Kim Munley of Carolina Beach released a statement asking for prayers for the victims, families, and first responders involved in Wednesday's shooting at Fort Hood.
Munley knows their feelings all too well because she was a victim in a similar attack at the Texas Army base in 2009.
She was credited with helping stop the convicted shooter, Major Nidal Hasan, exchanging gun fire with the man as he killed 13 people and injured more than 30 others.
In a statement released Thursday, Munley said,"In light of the most recent incident at Fort Hood, I would like to ask that everyone keep all the victims, their families, the first responders, and those both directly and/or indirectly involved, in your prayers."
In recent years, Munley has made it her mission to convince the government that Hasan's attack was more than just a work place shooting. She believes it should be classified as an act of terrorism.
Munley's statement went on to say, "Shall there be any fund set up locally in the Fort Hood area, any group support channel, or any way to aid the victims and their recovery process, I urge and task all of you to extend your hand to accomplish that request."
She understands that ending these attacks are a team effort.
She said, "I am proud of our soldiers who all showed courage, our Military in it's entirety, our Military Police Officers, our Department of the Army Civilian Police Officers, our Emergency Medical Personnel staff, our Fire Department and staff, and any other individuals I may have left out who teamed up together to aid in putting an end to this horrible situation. Your service, courage, and dedication is greatly appreciated and shall never be forgotten."
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