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Marine Guard Killed By Another Marine At NC Base

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CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. -

One marine is dead and another is in custody following a shooting at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina base.

It's the second deadly shooting at a military base in less than a week.

Officials say it happened around 5:30pm Tuesday.

A marine on guard duty discharged an m-4 rifle, hitting a colleague once in the chest.

Investigators say there were other people at the main gate guard shack at the time of the shooting but no one else was injured.

The marine who was killed at camp lejeune was not immediately identified. Officials were notifying the victim's family.

The naval criminal investigative service or NCIS is on the case.

The shooting comes less than a week after three soldiers died in a deadly shooting rampage at a military post in Texas.


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