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UPDATE: Officials release name in Monday shooting on Fort Stewart
Suspect in custody for incident
Crime scene tape

The victim from a Monday morning shooting incident on Fort Stewart has died, officials said.

Fort Stewart officials identified the victim as Sgt. Nathan M. Hillman, 30. Hillman was a chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear specialist and his home of record was Plum, Pennsylvania. He was assigned to the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, in July 2021 and joined the Army in February 2015. He had one deployment to Afghanistan. His awards included two Army Commendation Medals and two Army Achievement Medals. He also earned the Air Assault Badge. 

"On Monday morning, the Spartan Family lost one of our own in a tragic and unexpected way," said Col. Ethan J. Diven, commander of the "Spartan Brigade," 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team. "With deepest sorrow our hearts are with the families and units involved in the incident. Providing support to the impacted families and soldiers is our first priority. We are working closely with the Fort Stewart military police and U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Division.” 

Law enforcement was dispatched for a possible shooting at in the Second Armored Brigade Combat Team complex Monday at 9:57 a.m. and arrived on scene at 10:04. Emergency medical personnel were dispatched to treat one shooting victim.

The suspect in the shooting was apprehended by Fort Stewart law enforcement at the scene and transferred to U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Division’s custody.

The Second Brigade complex was briefly locked down during the incident.

Winn Army Community Hospital will make behavioral health counseling available in response to today’s incident. Appointments can be made through the soldiers’ assigned unit or calling the main appointment line at 435-6633.

The investigation is ongoing.

Sgt. Nathan Hillman
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