A Fort Cavazos solider is dead and another remained hospitalized Saturday, after a dispute ended in a shooting off-base in central Texas, Army Lt. Col. Charles Patterson confirmed to Fox News Digital Saturday evening.
Both men, who have not yet been identified, were assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division in the Army’s III Armored Corps at Fort Cavazos, formerly known as Fort Hood.
Patterson said the Saturday morning shooting is being investigated by the Army and the Nolanville Police Department and the base is “supporting the families” following the incident.
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Nolanville police confirmed in a press release that the department is working with the Fort Cavazos Army Criminal Investigation Division.
The surviving soldier is in stable condition, Patterson said.
Authorities haven’t given any other details about the shooting, including what the altercation was about.
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