FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) - Prosecutors' case against the Army psychiatrist accused in the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood is nearing its end. But it's unclear how much jurors will get to hear about any alleged motives.
Maj. Nidal Hasan faces the death penalty if convicted in the mass shooting that left 13 dead and more than 30 wounded.
The trial enters its third week Monday. A judge is expected to rule on prosecution requests to introduce witnesses and evidence of Hasan's interest in "jihad" - a Muslim term for religious war or struggle. Hasan has already told jurors that he was a soldier who "switched sides."
Prosecutors have presented nearly 80 witnesses so far, including dozens of people who said they saw Hasan open fire on unarmed soldiers in a medical preparedness building.
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