OFFICIALS: Marine in custody after shooting death at Camp Lejeune

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (WITN) – A Marine stationed at a base here in the east has been arrested after authorities say they shot and killed a person.

The II Marine Expeditionary Force says a Marine at Camp Lejeune has been taken into custody after the shooting of the civilian.

II MEF says the shooting happened Saturday morning while the victim was on the base.

The Marine Corps says a weapon was recovered.

NCIS is investigating the shooting. This afternoon, they would not say whether the person killed was an employee, a visitor, or a dependant.