LOVELAND, Colo. (CBS4) – A U.S. Army soldier from Loveland was killed in action in Afghanistan on Monday.

Officials say Spc. Gabriel Conde was shot and killed by enemy fire.

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Spc. Gabriel Conde (credit: U.S. Army)

Conde, 22, served as an airborne infantryman in the 3rd Battalion, 509th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Alaska at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.

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He had been in Afghanistan since Sept. 2017 for Operation Freedom Sentinel.

The Larimer County resident enlisted in the Army in August 2015.

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The incident is under investigation.