Metro Atlanta soldier shot dead at Washington House party

Atlanta, Ga. (CBS46) — An active-duty soldier from Metro Atlanta, a native of Washington State Joint Base Lewis McCord He was shot dead at a social function over the weekend.

On Sunday, the JBLM identified the constable as a 25-year-old Army Sergeant. Emmett Levitas Moore. He was a member of 1-14 Cavalry Squadron, 1-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 7th Infantry Division.

According to deputation, Moore was at a social gathering at a Parkland home on Saturday evening when gunfire broke out.

According to the deputy, Moore died on the spot after paramedics were unable to revive him.

Police said the alleged shooter, who was present at the party, left the spot.

Investigators are working to find out why the shooting happened,

No arrest has been made yet.

“It is with a heavy heart that we mourn the loss of Sgt. Moore.” 1-14 CAV Battalion Commander Lt. Col. John C. Tisrand said in a statement. “This is an extremely difficult time for the Warhorse family. Our primary mission is now caring for the family members of our martyred soldier. We respectfully request confidentiality for Sgt as well. Moore’s family is going through this difficult time.” Is.”