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.READ MORE: State Fair Taking Extra Measures To Keep Guests Safe
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.READ MORE: Officials: Man Suspected Of Making Threats Against Texas Lawmakers Arrested
Bruns’ awards and decorations include the National Defense Service Medal and Army Service Ribbon.
The Killeen Police Department is investigating Bruns’ death.MORE NEWS: State Fair Offers Hundreds Of Free Acts, Shows And Exhibits
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