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Marine guarding main gate at Camp Lejeune dies from gunshot wound


This news story was published on April 8, 2014.
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MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. - Col. James W. Clark, deputy commander of Marine Corps Installations East, and Sgt. Maj. Ernest K. Hoopii, Marine Corps Installations East sergeant major, display the new Catfish Lake Road warning sign aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, March 6. It was deemed off-limits to base personnel due to the dangerous driving conditions.

MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. – Col. James W. Clark, deputy commander of Marine Corps Installations East, and Sgt. Maj. Ernest K. Hoopii, Marine Corps Installations East sergeant major, display the new Catfish Lake Road warning sign aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, March 6. It was deemed off-limits to base personnel due to the dangerous driving conditions.

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. – 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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    Ronald Barbus Reply Report comment

    April 15, 2014 at 12:22 am

    SEMPER-FI , MARINE , You were doing what you were trained to do and now you’re guarding the GATES OF HEAVEN ! MAY THE LORD WATCH OVER YOU !!!