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Soldier arrested in Fort Wainwright shooting

Posted: Friday, October 15, 2010

FAIRBANKS - One soldier is under arrest and another is hospitalized after a shooting at Fort Wainwright.

Army officials say the soldier accused in the Tuesday night shooting is a member of the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division.

Officials have not released his name or the name of the victim, who was listed Thursday in good condition with non-life threatening injuries.

Officials say the Stryker soldier shot the other soldier in a parking lot near a barracks, using a .45-caliber gun.

Army spokesman Maj. Bill Coppernoll says the shooting is still under investigation.



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