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Day 5: More Chilling Details from the Massacre

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(KCEN) -- More chilling details from the Fort Hood massacre are coming out in court.

The second week trial against Nidal Hasan picked up Monday.

About 20 more witnesses took the stand, half of them among the 32 wounded.

One witness said Nidal Hasan came to the site of the attack every day for a week prior to it.

But perhaps, the most hair-raising moments Monday were when two 911 calls that were placed the day 13 people died.

Tears poured down Shamika Hairston's anguished face as the 911 call she placed on November 5, 2009 is played in court.

Gunshots, screams, groans, and the words, "Is he gone? Is he gone?" can be heard in the background.

Chris Haug said, "Shamika Hairston testified about her 911 call and the death of two soldiers."

When a building full of soldiers processing to deploy came under fire, Shamika huddled under a desk with a group of others.

Shamika told the court, "The soldier that was crouched down behind the desk, he stood up real quick, and then his eyes got big, and I heard the gunshots, and he fell."

On a diagram, specialist Joseph Foster showed how he hid in a cubicle after being shot in the hip. He said, "It seemed like he'd been training up for it, he was reloading and you couldn't even hear a pause."

When he did hear a pause he made a break for it quote, "Looking down at the ground to see if there were any signs of movement, life, anything... Nothing."

Haug said, "Many of the soldiers thought they were part of a training exercise."

After being shot twice, CPT Dorothy Carkadon says she said, "I'm done with this exercise and decided not to move anymore. I did not know it wasn't training until I woke up in the ICU."

Another one of the wounded, SSG Chris Burgess said in court, "There was blood on the floor, the smell of blood, urine and gun smoke, and someone yelled 'It's a real gun!'"

That's when he said it clicked and "Hell broke loose."

The prosecution continues to hammer on a few select points. They keep pointing out how many of the victims were wearing combat uniforms. They're also asking every witness about the rapid gunfire. Going back to their opening statements, that's to prove motive and premeditation.

There is no word from a higher court yet on an appeal Hasan's defense attorney's said they'd file.

They say it's unethical to be forced to help Hasan as they believe he has a death wish.

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