Bell County, Texas — A Fort Hood solider who is from Henderson was shot and killed in Texas earlier this week, according to the base where he was stationed.

Pvt. Justin Antwan Lewis, 19, died on April 17 in Killeen, Texas, from a gunshot wound, according to a news release from Fort Hood. Lewis entered active duty in August 2016, and he has been assigned to the 3rd Cavalry Regiment at Fort Hood since February 2017.

Lewis was previously awarded the National Defense Service Medal and the Army Service Ribbon.

The Killeen Police Department is investigating the death.

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