Police: Fort Bragg soldier kills fellow soldier in Fayetteville

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Monday, March 21, 2016
Ryan Daniel Walker, 24
Ryan Daniel Walker, 24
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FAYETTEVILLE (WTVD) -- Fayetteville police are investigating a deadly shooting that happened late Saturday night.

Officers were called to the 400 block of Lands End Road just before midnight. When they got there, they found a man who had been shot inside the home.

Police identified the victim as 27-year-old Myles David Penix. He was alone in a room with "a known associate" when he was shot once in the chest by Ryan Daniel Walker, 24, according to police.

Penix and Walker were both United States Army Soldiers in F Company, 2nd Battalion, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg.

Walker has been charged with first degree murder and taken to the Cumberland County Detention Center without bond.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to contact the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 433-1856 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477).

Crimestoppers information can also be submitted by visiting http://www.fay-nccrimestoppers.org/send_a_tip.aspx and completing the anonymous online tip sheet or by text-a-tip on your mobile device by sending a message to 274637 (in the text box type "4Tip" followed by your message).

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