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San Diego sailor dies from accidental gunshot to head

January 5, 2012 | 10:23 am

A 22-year-old sailor has died from an accidental gunshot wound to the head, San Diego police said.

The sailor was demonstrating gun safety to a woman in his Pacific Beach apartment about 2 a.m. Thursday when the incident occurred. The two had met hours earlier at a beach nightspot. The sailor reportedly thought the gun was unloaded.

The sailor was assigned to a special warfare command that includes SEALs. His name was not released.


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