Local soldier recovering after surgery

November 12, 2009 2:50:02 PM PST
The family of a Homewood man who was wounded during the shooting at Fort Hood hopes he will be able to recover at home.Relatives say 20-year-old Army Private Najee Hull was the first person shot in the attack at the military base.

He suffered gunshot wounds to the back and knee. His mother said Hull underwent a final operation to stop the bleeding in his lungs on Tuesday.

Yvonne Hull hopes that when her son is strong enough he can return to Illinois.