Though few details are available, authorities say Munn targeted the man driving the pickup with a .40 caliber handgun near the intersection of Marlene Drive and Commerce Road, according to the Jacksonville Daily News. Local court officials refused to provide key public documents related to the case.
A second Marine, Gunnery Sgt. Simon Michael Alexander, Jr., 34, was accused of playing a role in the incident a little more than a week after Munn was charged, Jacksonville Daily News reported. It's not clear how the Marines know one another — Alexander is stationed at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, where he is assigned to the Marine Corps artillery detachment.
Like Munn, he served in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.
Munn is a ground supply operations officer with 2nd Supply Battalion, Combat Logistics Regiment 25. Her attorney did not respond to a request for comment.
Gunnery Sgt. Simon Michael Alexander, Jr., was accused of playing a role in an incident involving a Marine chief warrant officer allegedly shooting at the driver of a truck.
Photo Credit: Courtesy of the Jacksonville, North Carolina, Police Department
Capt. Stewart Coles, a spokesman for II Marine Expeditionary Force, said Corps officials were working with local authorities. Munn may face disciplinary action, he said.
"The behavior alleged is inconsistent with our core values," Coles said via email. "... [We] are conducting our own investigation to determine what administrative or judicial actions may be appropriate."
Munn and Alexander are due in court Feb. 5.