Fort Lee Army officer commits suicide at shooting range www.privateofficer.com
Fort Lee officials said 2nd Lt. James R. Cho, 26, whose home address was listed as LaGrange, Ill., was a U.S. Army Reserve officer who entered service in January 2011. He was attending the Quartermaster Basic Officer Leader Course and assigned to Bravo Company, 71st Transportation Battalion, U.S. Army Logistics University, since June 2012.
Colonial Heights police said they are investigating whether Cho died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Police said Cho was a customer at The Smoking Gun shooting range at 127 Boulevard when the shooting took place about 7 p.m. He was the only person on the range at the time, and employees discovered his body after hearing a gunshot.
The victim was taken to Southside Regional Hospital, where he died of his wounds. Police do not suspect foul play.
The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command is assisting Colonial Heights police in the investigation.