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.READ MORE: Colorado's Comeback: Fans Return For Concerts At Red Rocks
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.READ MORE: 'Forever Chemicals' Levels In Frisco Drinking Water Would Be Illegal In Three Other States, Residents 'Shocked'
He had been in Afghanistan since Sept. 2017 for Operation Freedom Sentinel.
The Larimer County resident enlisted in the Army in August 2015.MORE NEWS: 'Super Carriers' CU Boulder Study Shows How Asymptomatic People Spread Disease
The incident is under investigation.