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Waterloo soldier's death investigated

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FT. HOOD, Texas (KWWL) -

Fort Hood says it's investigating the circumstances of a deadly shooting involving a soldier from Waterloo.

The Fort Hood Press Center says Warrant Officer Sean Young died from an apparent gunshot wound on July 5th. It happened at his home, off the base, in Copperas Cove, Texas.

Young had been assigned to the 91st Engineer Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division since February 2014.

He was deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in August 2009.

Young received many awards and decorations over the years, including the Army Commendation Medal, the Iraq Campaign Medal with campaign star and Korean Defense Service Medal.

No other details are being released right now.

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