Authorities investigating shooting death, stabbing at Camp Lejeune

UPDATE: Shooting victim name withheld; stabbing victim in a stable condition

Lejeune shooting death

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (WECT) - A man was shot and killed early Saturday morning on base at Camp Lejeune, while another man sustained multiple stab wounds, according to authorities.

An update from Camp Lejeune officials on Monday said the deceased individual was married to an active duty Marine living on the base; their name is being withheld at the request of their next of kin.

The stabbing victim is an active duty Marine based at Camp Lejeune and is currently in a stable condition

Patrol officers responded to a 911 call around 4 a.m. Saturday. They found a man dead of a gunshot wound, while another man was seriously injured after being stabbed.

The stabbing victim is being treated at the Naval Medical Center at Camp Lejeune.

The Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) is investigating the incident and believes there is no continuing threat to the base community.

No other details have been released at this time.

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