Fort Hood , Texas- A Western New native and graduate of Syracuse University is among the 16 people wounded during a mass shooting at Fort Hood.

Major Patrick Miller of Allegany, Cattaraugus County, underwent surgery Wednesday night, according to his uncle Christopher Miller, who spoke with a Buffalo TV station.

No word on the extent of his injuries.

Major Miller graduated from St. Bonaventure in 2003 and got a master's degree from Syracuse University in 2009. that Miller is a two-time combat veteran.