A Fort Bragg solider was shot and killed during an altercation with another solider off post on March 21, officials said.
Deputies sent to the scene after a shooting was reported in the 1300 block of Anhinga Court found an adult victim unresponsive, according to the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office. Rescue workers could not resuscitate the victim, who was pronounced dead at the scene.
The victim was later identified as 33-year-old Mark Danial Leshikar, of Fayetteville.
Leshikar was with the U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg officials confirmed.
Lt. Sean Swain with the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office said while investigators do not have a suspect but they have identified a person of interest – who is also from Fort Bragg, Swain confirmed.
Wednesday evening, detectives were questioning residents at the home where the shooting occurred, deputies said.
No charges have been filed in the shooting.
No other information was released.
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