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U.S. Marine shot dead at North Carolina base

Wednesday, Apr 09, 2014 - 00:50

April 9 - Camp Lejeune officials say a shooting at that left one Marine dead and another in custody at the North Carolina military base is not an ''act of terrorism''. Deborah Gembara reports.

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A U.S. Marine is dead and another is in custody after a shooting at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. The marine was killed at the military base's main gate around 5:30 Tuesday. Officials say a guard here discharged his M4 rifle. Officials haven't offered details abut what transpired --- saying that criminal investigators are looking into the incident. (SOUNDBITE)(English) CAPTAIN JOSHUA SMITH, CAMP LEJEUNE SPOKESMAN, SAYING: "I just want to stress that this is being ruled an isolated incident. It's neither an act of terrorism nor an active shooter. The situation is not active, it's under control and is being investigated by NCIS. I just want to stress that this is being ruled an isolated incident." The shooting comes just a week after three people were killed and over a dozen injured at the Fort Hood military base in Texas.

U.S. Marine shot dead at North Carolina base

Wednesday, Apr 09, 2014 - 00:50

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