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.

5 comments

  • MARILYN MCCORMICK

    GOD BLESS THE FAMILY IT IS SAD THAT YOU LOST A LOVED ONE
    ONCE A MARINE ALWAYS A MARINE MY HUBBY SERVED NAM
    HE WAS WOUNDED BUT HE IS STILL HERE

  • MarineDad

    My Son is stationed at Lejeune, they say it was an accidental shooting, not intentional but a lot of questions need to be answered. RIP Marine!!
    My Thoughts and Prayers to the Marines Family!!

  • PlayaHata

    How do you accidentally discharge a weapon that fatally kills another person? Wonder how this will all be covered up in the buckets full of lies that go on in our military world!

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