Army soldier killed in shooting at Georgia’s Fort Stewart

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Army soldier killed in shooting at Georgia's Fort Stewart

WASHINGTON – A soldier was killed in a shooting Monday at Georgia’s Fort Stewart, the Army confirmed.

The victim, whose name has not been released, was shot shortly before 10 a.m. in a tank brigade’s complex on the base, according to a statement.

The victim was treated by emergency responders at the scene, but was later pronounced dead.

The victim nor the suspect's identities have not been revealed.
A soldier was fatally shot at Fort Stewart in Georgia Monday morning.
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Law enforcement arrived on scene at 10:04 a.m. and arrested an unidentified suspect, according to the statement.

Army officials declined to release further information, citing the ongoing investigation.

Fort Stewart will release the soldier’s identity after their next-of-kin is notified.

Fort Stewart is the home base of the Army's 3rd Infantry Division.
Fort Stewart is the largest Army post east of the Mississippi River.
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Officials declined to say whether the suspect is either a service member or a civilian.

Fort Stewart, located about 40 miles southwest of Savannah, is the largest Army post east of the Mississippi River. It is the home base of the Army’s 3rd Infantry Division.

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