Two Marines under investigation following threatening post against gay bars

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SAN DIEGO, Calif. - An investigation has been launched into a social media post by two Marines at Camp Pendleton.

The post features a uniformed serviceman pointing a rifle at the camera with the caption, "Coming to a gay bar near you!"

According to KSWB, it was shared on a closed Facebook group called Camp MENdleton resale just days after a gunman opened fire, killing 49 people and wounding 53 others.

The post has since been deleted and a statement from I Marine Expeditionary Force at Camp Pendleton says the threat was under investigation.

"The Marine Corps does not tolerate discrimination based on sexual orientation, race, gender or religion. This type of behavior and mindset will not be allowed, and it is not consistent with the core values of honor, courage and commitment that are demonstrated by the vast majority of Marines on a daily basis," the statement read.

Officials say the individuals involved have been identified.

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