Fatality at 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing
1 Mar 2018

Lance Cpl. David M. Gonzalez assigned to 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing was found dead at approximately 1:20 p.m. from a gunshot wound to the head at the Marine Corps Air Station Miramar armory, Feb. 26.

Gonzalez, 20, of Yucaipa, California, was assigned to Marine Tactical Air Command Squadron (MTACS) 38.

He joined the Marine Corps on Dec. 13, 2016, and served as a small arms repair technician.

He has no personal awards and has never deployed.

An investigation has been initiated and there are no additional details available at this time. No foul play is suspected.

All releasable information is contained within this release. For additional queries, please contact 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing Communication Strategy and Operations at miramarmedia@usmc.mil.


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