Marine fatally shoots fellow Marine at Camp Lejeune

Camp Lejeune

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. — Officials said a Marine standing guard at Camp Lejeune’s Main Gate discharged an M4 rifle, killing another Marine guard around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Identification is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

The Base Provost Marshal has stated the incident is being considered neither as an act of terrorism nor an active shooter event at this time.

Authorities said the shooting is under investigation by Naval Criminal Investigative Service.

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