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Soldier dies after shootout at home

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A soldier has died from a shooting Saturday night. A soldier has died from a shooting Saturday night.
HINESVILLE, GA (WTOC) -

The Liberty County coroner said a soldier shot on Saturday night has died.

Hinesville police said the soldier 25-year-old Jeremias Ortiz heard a noise and went downstairs to check it out. That's when Ortiz and the intruder 21-year-old Kyle Perry shot each other several times, according to police. Perry is still in the hospital.

Authorities said that as soon as he gets out he's headed to jail. He's charged with aggravated assault, possession of marijuana and burglary. 

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