UPDATE (KCEN) -- The soldier who was killed near Kouma Lake on December 14 during a suspicious vehicle call has now been identified.
Thirty-year-old Staff Sgt. David Bangle, from Whetstone, Ariz. was killed when officers responded to a suspicious vehicle in the area. A shot was fired from the vehicle, and officers returned fire, fatally injuring Bangle.
Bangle joined the service in September of 2003 and had been assigned to Company A, 3rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division at Fort Hood since March of this year.
He deployed for Operation Enduring Freedom from March 2006 to March 2007 and for Operation New Dawn from April 2011 to November 2011.
Bangle received several awards, including two Army Commendation Medals, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon and NATO Medal.
Circumstances surrounding his death are still being investigated.
(KCEN) -- One person is dead after Fort Hood Emergency Services patrol responded to a suspicious vehicle this morning.
Around 3:20 this morning officers responded to the vehicle near Kouma Lake.
While they were approaching the vehicle, a gunshot was fired from the vehicle. Officers returned fire and fatally injured the person inside.
The person has only been identified as a 30-year-old male who was a Fort Hood soldier assigned to the 1st Calvary Division.
Officers performed life-saving techniques and when emergency medical personnel arrived, they tried to save his life as well, but the person was pronounced dead.
The name of the person will not be released until after his family has been notified.
The incident is being investigated.