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Police: Soldier returns to Georgia home, male friend found with soldier's wife fatally shot


HINESVILLE, Georgia — Police say a soldier from Fort Stewart returned home from Texas and fought with a male friend who was fatally shot.

Hinesville Police Lt. Susy Jackson told WJCL-TV ( ) that the soldier drove back from Texarkana, Texas, following a report of a burglary at his Georgia home.

Jackson said the solider arrived home Saturday and found a male friend with his wife. A fight broke out, and the male friend was shot several times in the stomach and chest.

Authorities said the wounded man was taken to Liberty Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. The name of the victim was not immediately released.

It was not immediately clear Saturday whether police have filed charges in the case.

Information from: WJCL-TV,

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