Marine sentenced in accidental shooting at Air Station Beaufort

Marine sentenced in accidental shooting at Air Station Beaufort
A Marine assigned to the Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort has been sentenced after a fatal shooting in his barracks. (Source: WTOC/File)

BEAUFORT, S.C. (WCSC) - A Marine assigned to the Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort has been sentenced after a fatal shooting in his barracks.

Cpl. Spencer Daily was sentenced on Jan. 6 at a general court-martial to 69 months of confinement. He was convicted of willful discharge of a firearm under circumstances to endanger human life and involuntary manslaughter, according to NCIS spokesman Jeff Houston.

Daily claimed that while drinking alcohol and playing a video game with Wallingford, Daily pointed his gun and accidentally shot him.

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