WASHINGTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — The U.S. military says it has determined that the shooting death of an American service member Monday in Afghanistan was a so-called insider attack.

Lt. Col. Martin O’Donnell, a spokesman for the U.S.-led coalition in Kabul, said in a telephone interview Tuesday that the American was killed in eastern Afghanistan by a member of the Afghan national police force. Another U.S. service member was wounded; O’Donnell said that person is in stable condition.

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When the attack was announced on Monday, the coalition called it an apparent insider attack.

O’Donnell said the Afghan attacker was apprehended and is now in Afghan custody.

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Monday’s insider attack was the second this summer. One American was killed and two were wounded in a July attack in southern Uruzgan province.

 

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