Shooting at Fort Stewart: According to the officials at Fort Stewart, the victim of the gunshot that occurred this morning on the installation has passed away. After the process of notifying the soldier’s next of kin has been concluded, the identity of the service member will be made public.
The suspect in the shooting was taken into custody by the United States Army Criminal Investigation Division after being arrested at the scene of the incident by law enforcement officers from Fort Stewart. The inquiry is still going on, and we are aware of no current danger to the community.
In light of the recent events, the Winn Army Community Hospital will make its Behavioral Health Counseling services available to patients. Either the soldier’s designated unit or the main appointment line (which can be reached at 435-6633) can be used to schedule an appointment.
After a shooting incident this morning at Fort Stewart, emergency workers are currently providing medical care to one of the victims. According to a news release issued by Fort Stewart, the suspect has been taken into custody, however, information regarding the victim’s condition is being withheld.
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Around 9:57 in the morning, law enforcement officers were sent to the complex housing the Second Armored Brigade Combat Team, and they arrived there at 10:04 in the morning. According to the release, the facility was placed into lockdown mode for a short period of time at the time of the event.
Officials at Fort Stewart have reported that emergency services are now responding to a situation that has been “characterized as a shooting” in one of the buildings that make up the complex housing the Second Armored Brigade Combat Team. A suspect is currently being held in custody by law authorities. According to a press release that was distributed at 10:39 in the morning, additional details are not now accessible and are not going to be disclosed at this time.
According to Kevin Larson, who serves as the chief public information officer for Fort Stewart, “there is no active threat to the community.”
The Third Infantry Division calls the Fort Stewart Army Base in Hinesville, Georgia, which is located on General Stewart Way. Fort Stewart is the home of the 3rd Infantry Division.