Army civilian employee killed in Fort Knox shooting

-A A +A

A U.S. Army civilian employee is dead and investigators are searching for a suspect after a shooting Wednesday evening outside the Human Resources Command at Fort Knox.

Fort Knox officials said they will not release the name of the victim until 24 hours after family notification. No one else was injured.

Investigators are searching for a black male, approximately 5-foot-9 with black hair and brown eyes, according to a news release from the Fort Knox Public Affairs Office. He is believed to be operating a black Yamaha motorcycle.

Acccording to the release, investigators believe the shooting is a personal incident, not a random act of violence.

U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command is leading the investigation. The FBI field office in Louisville is assisting.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact investigation command at (502) 624-6332 or Fort Knox Police at (502) 624-2111.

For more details, see Thursday's issue of The News-Enterprise.