One Killed, Two Injured in Fort Bragg Shooting

June 28, 2012 Updated Jun 28, 2012 at 6:34 PM EDT

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One Killed, Two Injured in Fort Bragg Shooting

June 28, 2012 Updated Jun 28, 2012 at 6:34 PM EDT

A soldier was killed Thursday during a shooting at Fort Bragg.

According to a news release posted on the Fort Bragg website, the soldier was shot by another member of his unit. The shooter then turned the gun on himself and was injured and is in custody. A third soldier was also wounded in the incident.

“This is a tragedy for our community. We don’t yet know the reasons for the shooting, but are working with the unit and the affected Families to help them through this difficult period,” said Col. Kevin Arata, XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg Public Affairs Officer.

“Our prayers are with those who have been affected by this terrible incident,” Arata said.

Read the news release from Fort Bragg HERE.