Fort Bragg Sergeant Charged With Murder of 22-Year-Old Soldier

Fort Bragg Sergeant Charged With Murder of 22-Year-Old Soldier
Fayetteville police announced the arrest of Tiara Nicole Vinson (left), 26, on Saturday. Vinson is charged in connection with the death of 22-year-old Kelia Horton (right), who police said was found shot outside a Fayetteville home Friday afternoon

A female soldier stationed at Fort Bragg has been charged with murder in the shooting death of another soldier, according to police in North Carolina.

Fayetteville police announced the arrest of Tiara Nicole Vinson, 26, on Saturday.

Vinson is charged in connection with the death of 22-year-old Kelia Horton, who police said was found shot outside a Fayetteville home Friday afternoon.

It’s unclear what prompted the shooting. Authorities also didn’t reveal the nature of the relationship between the two women.

Police said in a statement that officers were dispatched to a reported shooting along the 1400 block of Ferndell Drive (pictured)
Horton (pictured) was a motorpool clerk assigned to the 525th Military Intelligence Brigade. She joined the Army in 2017

Police said in a statement that officers were dispatched to a reported shooting along the 1400 block of Ferndell Drive.

Upon arrival, officers located an adult female who had been shot outside of a residence.

Authorities said a responding officer performed life-saving measures until she could be transported to a local hospital for her injuries.

The victim succumbed to her injuries, and was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Police Sgt Jeremy Glass said that no further details about the shooting were immediately available.

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SOURCE: Daily Mail, Valerie Edwards

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