Marine shot and killed fellow Marine at South Carolina air station

A Marine was shot and killed by a fellow service member on Friday night at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort...

Marine shot and killed fellow Marine at South Carolina air station

A Marine was shot and killed by a fellow service member on Friday night at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort in South Carolina, Corps officials announced on Saturday.

  • A Corps spokesman told The State that the shooting occurred around 9:30pm on Friday night, but did not specify where on base the shooting took place.
  • The suspected shooter is currently in custody pending an investigation.
  • The victim was assigned to Marine Aircraft Group 31.

This is a developing story and will be updated with new information as it becomes available.

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