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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.

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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.

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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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