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

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.

Jared Keller
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