SD Marine Dies After Gunshot In DC Barracks
by KDLT News
August 14, 2013 3:40 PM
The Washington Post is reporting that a 19-year-old Marine from Huron died on Saturday.
Authorities tell the newspaper that Lance Cpl. Cody S. Schoenfelder died after he shot himself in the head. The newspaper reports that the incident occurred on Friday evening at the barracks building in Southeast Washington D.C.
The Washington Post says that investigators are exploring the possibility that a gun was accidentally discharged during a game known as "Trust."
Officials are saying that a second Marine was in the room at the time of the shooting.
According to the paper, Schoenfelder's parents were in Washington D.C. visiting the week before.