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UPDATE: 13 dead in Ft. Hood shooting: Iowan among the injured

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FORT HOOD, TEXAS  (KWWL) -- The death toll in the shootings at an Texas army base has grown to 13. The U.S. Army says the 13th victim died Friday morning. 30 people were wounded.

Among the wounded, 27-year-old Staff Sgt. Joy Clark who was in the Soldier Readiness Center on Thursday when Maj. Hasan allegedly came in and started shooting.

Jerry Nelson, of Des Moines, says a soldier in front his daughter was shot.  He says she "peeled off her jacket to cover the soldier" and that's when she was shot in her left forearm.

Nelson spoke with his daughter Friday and says she is in stable condition and is awaiting surgery.

Clark arrived in Fort Hood on Tuesday for additional training with a medical team. She was scheduled to be deployed overseas later this year.

Clark was formerly based in Des Moines with an U.S. Army Reserve unit.

39-year-old Army Major Nidal Malik Hasan is the accused shooter. He is currently in custody and in stable condition at the hospital. Hasan is a psychiatrist who was recently promoted from captain.  He transferred to Fort Hood in July, from Walter Reed Medical Center where he had been stationed for 6 years.

It's being called the worst mass shooting on a U.S. Military base.

The Iowa National Guard confirms that none of their soldiers were training at Fort Hood and the Iowa Army Reserve office says no personnel from the 103rd were in Fort Hood either.

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