Marine fatally shot at Marine Barracks on Capitol Hill

The gunshot wound that led to the death of a U.S. Marine at a barracks in Southeast D.C. was not self inflicted, according to an official.

The shooting was reported around 5 a.m. Officials say the Marine was shot and hospitalized but later died from a gunshot wound.

A Marine spokesperson did not identify the Marine but said no suspects have been arrested and that there is no threat to public.

"The command's priorities are to take care of the Marine's family and friends," said Col. Don Tomichm commanding officer of Marine Barracks, in a statement. "We want to ensure these personnel are being provided for during this challenging time."


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