MARINE SHOT UPDATE: SHOOTER USED A 45 Caliber Pistol

MARINE SHOT UPDATE: SHOOTER USED A 45 Caliber Pistol

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Yuma, AZ Sept. 19 - Three days after an isolated shooting on base at Marine Core Air Station Yuma, 22-year-old Lance Cpl. Daryl Adams is making a recovery at Yuma Regional Medical Center from a gunshot wound to the stomach.

Capt. Staci Reidinger with MCAS says, "The shooter has been place on pre-trial restrictions pending disciplinary action from his military command. He is a local Yuma marine but we are not putting out his identification until those formal charges are place on him."

Capt.Reidinger says the gun used in the incident was a 45 caliber pistol. She says so far their investigation shows the shooter accidentally discharged the firearm. However, according to Reidinger, concealed weapons are not authorized at MCAS Yuma Whatsoever. She says the only military members authorized to carry a weapon with ammunition are law enforcement officers.

Additionally, Cpt. Reidinger tells News 13 it's unclear what charges the marine will face upon going to trial. However, he will be facing serious consequences. She says, "There is a possibility that this marine that had the accidental discharge could be disciplined to the point where he could effectively have to end his active service early."

MCAS is working on getting Lance Cpl. Adams' family to Yuma to be with him at this time. As for reports the shooting was self inflicted, MCAS tells us it's a rumor, because they have both a victim in the hospital and a shooter in confinement.

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