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Bronx soldier, 24, fatally shot while serving in Indiana

Pvt. Kevin Paulino, 24, was shot in Peru, Ind., and died Wednesday, officials said. (U.S. Army)


Saturday, November 19, 2016, 5:57 AM

A Bronx soldier serving in Indiana died of a gunshot wound, Army officials said Friday.

Pvt. Kevin Paulino, 24, died Wednesday, according to officials at Fort Hood Army Base in Texas.

Paulino entered active-duty service in May as an infantryman.

He was assigned to the 2nd Squadron, 3rd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division at Fort Hood in September, officials said.

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The fatal gunshot wound occurred in Peru, Ind. — but Army officials didn’t offer any details.

The incident is still under investigation, a spokesman said.

Paulino’s awards and decorations include the National Defense Service Medal and Army Service Ribbon.

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