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Soldier killed, 2 wounded in Fort Bragg shooting


FORT BRAGG, NC (AP) -- Officials say one soldier was shot and killed and two others wounded at Fort Bragg in North Carolina.

Fort Bragg Public Affairs Officer Col. Kevin Arata says a soldier from the 525th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade shot another member of the unit and then shot and wounded himself Thursday afternoon. He says a third soldier was also wounded.

Arata said the shooter has been taken into custody and that that no motive has been determined.

Arata said next of kin are being notified, and that special agents from the Army Criminal Investigation Command are looking into the shooting.

Fort Bragg is home to the 82nd Airborne Division, the 18th Airborne Corps and Special Operations Forces.

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Durning my tour in Korea for 19 months between 1951 & 1952 While lying on my cot in my tent, a soliderand I have a few words together.I don"t recall whgat i/we were talking about,but he picked up his rifle aimed it at me,said he would either shoot me or kill me.I said to himYOU DONNOT HAVE ENOUGH NERVER TO PULL THAT TRIGER.
I thank God each day of my life, HE DID NOT PULL THE TRIGER had he did so i would not be here today to tell this TRUE STORY.I donot think of it muvch however i will not forget.
This is in responds to the comment i heard said by some male of a solider being angry of his comrade.This is my story. Thanks Fred