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Fort Hood Press Center
DATE: November 29, 2016 2:24:21 PM CST

Photo Update: Death of a Fort Hood Soldier

Pvt. Wanya Bruns

Pvt. Wanya Bruns

FORT HOOD, Texas -- Fort Hood officials have released the name of a Soldier who died of an apparent gunshot wound Nov. 26 in Killeen, Texas.

Pvt. Wanya Bruns, 20, whose home of record is listed as Bellwood, Illinois, entered active-duty military service in February 2016 as a cavalry scout.

Bruns was assigned to the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas, since July 2016.

Bruns' awards and decorations include the National Defense Service Medal and Army Service Ribbon.

There is currently no official photo available. If one becomes available, this release will be updated at

The incident is under investigation by the Killeen Police Department. For more information on this investigation contact Carroll Smith, Killeen Police Department at (254) 501-8807.

For more information contact:
Fort Hood Public Affairs Office
(254) 287-9993
(254) 287-0106
1001 761st Tank Battalion Ave
Suite W105
Fort Hood, TX 76544