Law enforcement at Fort Bragg say a soldier was killed and two others, including the gunman, were injured.
A statement from the post said the incident occurred at approximately 3:30 p.m. Thursday.
No names have been released. Authorities say the base is open and there is no threat to the public.
Fort Bragg is home to the 82nd Airborne Division, the 18th Airborne Corps and Special Operations Forces.
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