Jacksonville Police have made an arrest in the shooting incident that occurred at 713 Savannah Drive early this morning. Benjamin Marisic, 24, 713 Savannah Drive, has been charged with an open count of murder. He is held at the Onslow County Jail without Bond. Marisic is an active-duty Marine stationed at Camp Lejeune.
The victim has been identified as Dale Smith, 39, of Crestview, Florida. The name of the victim was initially withheld pending notifications to the victim’s family. Smith was employed as a civilian contractor.
Naval Criminal Investigative Service is assisting in the investigation.
“The investigation is ongoing.” stated Lieutenant Ronnie Dorn, supervisor in the Investigative Services Division.
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