Fort Hood officials have issued a press release concerning a shooting that took place Tuesday night at the post's Liberty Village housing center. It reads as follows:

QUANTICO, Va. (CID Public Affairs) - Special Agents from the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command and the FBI are investigating an on-post shooting that occurred at the Liberty Village Housing Area basketball court yesterday at approximately 8:30 p.m.

The housing area is not on the main post and is in an area where there are no gate guards, but is patrolled by Military Police from Fort Hood.

A non-DOD affiliated civilian male was allegedly assaulted and then shot by an unknown individual(s) following a brief argument. The victim was transported by ambulance to the hospital.

Anyone who has information in relation to this investigation is encouraged to contact the Fort Hood Military Police at (254) 287-4001.

No further information will be released at this time to protect the integrity of the investigation.