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Offline BeyondTheNow

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Marine shot and killed on duty at Marine Barracks in Washington, DC

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CNN) — A US Marine was shot and killed while on duty at the Marine Barracks in Washington, DC, early Tuesday morning, the Marine Corps said in a news release.
The fatal injury was not self-inflicted, Marine Gunnery Sgt. John Jackson said...

https://www-m.cnn.com/2019/01/01/politics/marine-shot-barracks/
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Re: Marine shot and killed on duty at Marine Barracks in Washington, DC
« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2019, 23:09:16 »
Stars and Stripes is quoting an anonymous official as saying it was an ‘accidental discharge’ (I hate that term) of another Marine’s weapon... Friggin’ tragic, all the moreso because this will probably turn out to have been utterly stupid and avoidable if that attribution is accurate.
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Re: Marine shot and killed on duty at Marine Barracks in Washington, DC
« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2019, 23:12:05 »
May he rest in peace and with honor.

Accidents happen, however sad it is.

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