Local soldier's father talks about Ft. Hood shooting

Created: 04/02/2014 11:41 PM WHEC.com

We talked with a local man whose son, is stationed in Ft. Hood.

Private Nicholas Robinson is From Honeoye, and while we were talking to his father Doug Morse, something pretty incredible happened during that call.

“Hold on a second please, hey Nick? Yeah, you ok? They let you guys go yet?”

That’s right Nicholas called to tell his father he was ok, and that the shelter in place had been lifted. 

Robinson is a private at Fort Hood and wasn't sure if he was permitted to talk to us but assured his father he's okay.

He and the other soldiers were taken to a holding area while emergency crews cleared the scene.

Doug said he heard the news at 6:45 this evening, texted Nick and waited for a response. It was a long 15 minutes before he heard back.

“Very grateful and thankful to god when he texted me back and then when he called me on the phone telling me he was okay and he would get a hold of us afterwards. I was really, really relieved after that,” said Morse.

Private Robinson is 18-years-old graduated from Honeoye last year before enlisting into the Army.

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