Troopers occupied Blackwell Multi-Use and Pegasus Scaled Range Tuesday, and booms could be heard Saturday during the ongoing gunnery training.

A Fort Hood official confirmed Fort Hood was training Saturday. Booms were heard in the Killeen area as a result.

The 1st Cavalry Division tweeted earlier in the week that units were live-firing.

“Troopers occupied Blackwell Multi-Use and Pegasus Scaled Range Jan. 8,” according to the division’s Twitter. “The brigade is conducting a final gunnery prior to Pegasus Forge IV, a brigade-wide evaluation of combat.”

No date was provided on when the gunnery will end.

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Herald staff writer

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