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Fairport soldier found dead from gunshot wound in Alaska

Posted at: 12/27/2012 2:32 PM

A Fairport native was found dead from a gunshot wound on Christmas morning at a base in Alaska.

A U.S. Army Alaska spokesperson told KTUU in Anchorage that Private First Class Grant W. Wise, 25, of Fairport, was found in another soldier's barracks room and declared dead Tuesday morning.

Wise joined the Army in October 2011. He was assigned to the Anchorage-based 4th Brigade Combat Team(Airborne), 25th Infantry Division as an infantryman in September.

U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Detachment is still investigating.