Specialist Neftaly Platero is being accused of shooting and killing two fellow soldiers and wounding one more. The US military says that the incident took place last Thursday after an argument broke out at Camp Fallujah in Iraq. The two men died from their injuries the next day, the third is still being treated for his wounds.
All the soldiers were 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team based at Fort Stewart, Ga. The two dead have been identified as Spc. John Carrillo Jr., 20, of Stockton, California, and Pfc. Gebrah P. Noonan, 26, of Watertown, Conn.