San Diego military base erupts into gunfire after man with knife attempts to crash gate

An individual was shot and killed Friday outside the entrance to a Marine Corps Recruit Depot in California.,

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An individual was shot and killed Friday outside the entrance to a Marine Corps Recruit Depot in California.

Base officials told police that the person was shot and killed by a guard outside the gate of the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego just off the Pacific Coast Highway.

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“Base personnel issued verbal commands to stop the vehicle at which point the individual exited their vehicle and approached with a knife and hostile intent,” First Lieutenant Joshua Collins of the Marine Corps Recruit Depot said in a statement to Fox News Digital. “After several warnings the individual was shot by base personnel. Emergency services were called and the individual was pronounced dead at the scene at 12:16 p.m. Further details regarding this situation are currently under investigation by Naval Criminal Investigative Service.”

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