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DATE: April 21, 2017 7:06:41 AM CDT

Death of a Fort Hood Soldier

Pvt. Justin Antwan Lewis

Pvt. Justin Antwan Lewis  

FORT HOOD, Texas -- Fort Hood officials have released the name of a Soldier who died April 17 of apparent gunshot wounds in Killeen, Texas.

Pvt. Justin Antwan Lewis, 19, whose home of record is listed as Henderson, North Carolina, entered active-duty service in August 2016 as a cavalry scout. He was assigned to 3rd Cavalry Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas, since February 2017.

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

Circumstances surrounding this incident are currently under investigation by the Killeen Police Department, Killeen, Texas.  Point of contact for the investigation is Ofelia Miramontez, Public Information Officer, Killeen Police Department. Miramontez's phone number is (254) 501-8941/8807 and her email is


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