The Fort Hood officials have released the name of the soldier who they say died from a gunshot wound Wednesday in Peru, Indiana. 

24-year-old Private Kevin Paulino was from New York and joined the Army in May. 

Since September he was assigned to 2nd Squadron, 3rd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division at Fort Hood. 

His awards included the National Defense Service Medal and Army Service Ribbon. 

The circumstances surrounding this tragedy are under investigation.