Fort Bragg special forces soldier killed in Moore County shooting

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Monday, July 25, 2022
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Fort Bragg confirmed the man killed in a Pinebluff shooting on Saturday was a member of 1st Special Forces Command.

PINEBLUFF, N.C. (WTVD) -- Fort Bragg confirmed the man killed in a Pinebluff shooting on Saturday was a member of 1st Special Forces Command.

Moore County Sheriff's Office confirmed the 29-year-old shot and killed just before 3:30 a.m. Saturday at a large gathering on Primrose Path was Keith Martinez Wright Jr.

Wright was among five people shot at the gathering. The other four people were taken to hospitals and treated, including two who were seriously hurt and needed to be airlifted to UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill.

Nobody has been arrested for the shooting.

Sheriff's investigators are working to identify witnesses who were at the gathering when the shooting happened. Anyone with information about this incident is requested to contact the Moore County Sheriff's Office at 910-947-2931.