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Suspect in Monday fatal shooting identified
Spc Shay Wilson

Fort Stewart officials are identifying the suspect in Monday’s shooting that claimed the life of an installation soldier.

The suspect is Spc. Shay A. Wilson, 28, an infantryman assigned to the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division. 

Wilson is charged with one count of murder under Article 118 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice. He is currently in confinement.  

Wilson allegedly shot Sgt. Nathan M. Hillman once with a privately owned weapon during an incident on the 2nd ABCT complex. Wilson was quickly subdued by other soldiers in the immediate area. He was apprehended by Fort Stewart law enforcement at the scene and transferred to the Department of the Army Criminal Investigation Division’s custody. 

Wilson has no deployments and no awards or decorations. His home of record is Cambria Heights, New York. 

Hillman was a chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear specialist and his home of record was Plum, Pennsylvania. He was also assigned to the 2nd ABCT.  

The incident remains under investigation. 

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