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Local soldier shot in Fort Hood shooting

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Local soldier shot in Fort Hood shooting

By Rebecca Lewis. CREATED Apr 5, 2014

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Action News has confirmed one of the soldiers that was shot and seriously injured in the Fort Hood shooting is from Las Vegas.

He is 31-year-old Deon Josephs.

According to his brother, he is a graduate of Western High School and his family still lives in the valley.

His brother said he was sweeping when he was shot in his shoulder and spine, but stayed conscious. His brother said he knew the shooter, but does not know how well.

Josephs is currently in the hospital in serious condition. He is breathing with a ventilator.

Rebecca Lewis

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Rebecca Lewis is currently an Interactive Web Editor for ktnv.com and KTNV Mobile.