TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. (WNCT) — A Camp Lejeune Marine died last Thursday in a training accident at Marine Corps Combat Center Twentynine Palms in California.

According to a report from, Lance Cpl. Jackson Forringer, 20, of South Carolina was apparently killed by an inadvertent gun discharge. He was with other Marines in the back of a military vehicle when the accident happened.

The Marine Corps confirmed Forringer’s death on Tuesday. An investigation by NCIS is underway.

Forringer’s death in “active-duty training” was confirmed by a short obituary published Monday by his parents, Todd and Andrea Forringer.