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Main Gate Marine sentry dies from gunshot wound

April 8, 2014

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At approximately 5:30 p.m., a Marine standing guard at Camp Lejeune’s Main Gate discharged an M4 rifle, killing another Marine guard.

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.

The incident is currently under investigation by Naval Criminal Investigative Service.

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Capt. Joshua Smith
Commanding General, Attn: Public Affairs, PSC Box 20005, Camp Lejeune, NC 28542-0005

Phone: (910) 526-2306
joshua.l.smith1@usmc.mil
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