Ft. Benning Soldier Shot Dead in Brunswick

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) - Brunswick police are investigating the
shooting death of a Fort Benning soldier.

The body of 23-year-old Army Spc. Antonio L. Weems of Ventura, Calif., was found Saturday night in a car parked on a street corner. Police say Weems was killed by a gunshot to the head.

A woman, 19-year-old Vonquicha Moore, was hospitalized with a
gunshot wound to the neck. Police had no immediate information about her condition Monday or her relationship with Weems.

Fort Benning spokeswoman Elsie Jackson confirmed Weems was a
soldier with the 3rd Brigade Combat Team of the Army's 3rd Infantry

Police did not say why Weems was in Brunswick, located 250 miles east of Fort Benning.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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