Fort Riley soldier killed in Afghanistan

A 20-year-old Fort Riley soldier was killed in combat this week in southern Afghanistan, fort officials announced.

Pfc. Cody Norris, of Houston, was on patrol in Kandahar Province Wednesday when he was killed by small arms fire.

Norris was with the 2nd Battalion, 34th Armor Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. He joined the Army in October 2010 and was on his first deployment.