Fort Lewis, Wash. – Fort Lewis officials are investigating the death of a male Soldier on post today. The Soldier was found with an apparent gunshot wound to the head in his car at approximately 12:20 p.m. today near Gray Army Airfield.
He was transported to Madigan Army Medical Center, where he died about 2:30 p.m. The Soldier’s name is being withheld pending notification of his next of kin.
The Fort Lewis community extends its most heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and loved ones of the Soldier who died.
Fort Lewis law enforcement officials, including the Army Criminal Investigation Command, are investigating the death.
Additional details will not be released until that investigation is complete.