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The house where the soldier, Spc. Ivan Lopez grew up is seen in Guayanilla, Puerto Rico, Thursday, April 3, 2014. Lopez, opened fire Wednesday on fellow service members at the Fort Hood military base, killing three people and wounding 16 before committing suicide. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo)
Photo by: Ricardo Arduengo
The house where the soldier, Spc. Ivan Lopez grew up is seen in Guayanilla, Puerto Rico, Thursday, April 3, 2014. Lopez, opened fire Wednesday on fellow service members at the Fort Hood military base, killing three people and wounding 16 before committing suicide. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo)

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