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An investigation is underway after a marine died from a gunshot wound while on duty at on New Years Day Southeast Washington. The incident happened at the Marine Barracks at the intersection of 8th and I in Southeast. The shooting was “confined” to the barracks and was no threat to the general public.

As of press time, the victim wasn’t identified. “The command’s priorities are to take care of the Marine’s family and friends,” said Col. Don Tomich, the barracks’ commanding officer, in the release.

The police say it appears that a gun accidentally discharged.

The scheduled New Year’s Serenade was canceled because of the tragedy.

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