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FORT HOOD, Texas – A soldier from Fort Hood died of an apparent gunshot wound on Saturday, November 26 in Killeen, where Fort Hood is based, according to Fort Hood officials.

Pvt. Wanya Bruns, 20, of Bellwood, Illinois, entered active-duty military service in February 2016 as a cavalry scout, according to a Fort Hood news release.

Bruns was assigned to the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division at Fort Hood since July 2016.

Bruns’ awards and decorations include the National Defense Service Medal and Army Service Ribbon.

The Killeen Police Department is investigating Bruns’ death.

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