A jury of nine colonels, three lieutenant colonels and one major will decide the fate of Maj. Nidal Hasan, accused in the Fort Hood mass shooting nearly four years ago.
Jury selection ended Tuesday, far earlier than anticipated. Opening statements are scheduled for Aug. 6 in the court-martial, which could last several months. If Hasan is convicted — he has said in court many times that he was the shooter — the jury will decide whether to sentence him to death.
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