Authorities Thursday released the name of a 20-year-old serviceman who died in a shooting this week at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar.
USMC Lance Cpl. David M. Gonzalez of Yucaipa was found dead from a gunshot wound to the head shortly before 1:30 p.m. Monday in an armory at the northern San Diego air base, according to 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing public affairs.
The fatality was not believed to be a homicide, according to military officials, who did not disclose whether it was an apparent accident or possibly a suicide.
Gonzalez, who joined the Marine Corps in December 2016, was assigned to Marine Tactical Air Command Squadron 38, serving as a small-arms repair technician.
An investigation into his death was ongoing, authorities said.
—City News Service
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