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March 6, 1996 | TONY PERRY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two high-ranking officers at Camp Pendleton were shot Tuesday, one fatally, and a sergeant in their unit was arrested for what the base spokesman called the most "unthinkable" act in the Marine Corps: a Marine attacking fellow Marines. Lt. Col. Daniel W. Kidd, 40, executive officer of Marine Air Logistics Squadron 39, was pronounced dead within minutes of the shooting at the base hospital. Lt. Col. Thomas A.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 22, 2010 | By Tony Perry, Los Angeles Times
A Marine sentenced to death for killing an officer at Camp Pendleton nearly 15 years ago has had his sentence reduced to life in prison with the possibility of parole, Marine officials said Tuesday. Jessie A. Quintanilla has been in various military brigs, prisons and hospitals since being convicted of murder in the fatal shooting of Lt. Col. Daniel Kidd and attempted murder in the shooting of Lt. Col. Thomas Heffner. The attacks took place at the Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 39 space at Camp Pendleton on March 5, 1996.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 22, 2010 | By Tony Perry, Los Angeles Times
A Marine sentenced to death for killing an officer at Camp Pendleton nearly 15 years ago has had his sentence reduced to life in prison with the possibility of parole, Marine officials said Tuesday. Jessie A. Quintanilla has been in various military brigs, prisons and hospitals since being convicted of murder in the fatal shooting of Lt. Col. Daniel Kidd and attempted murder in the shooting of Lt. Col. Thomas Heffner. The attacks took place at the Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 39 space at Camp Pendleton on March 5, 1996.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 6, 1996 | TONY PERRY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two high-ranking officers at Camp Pendleton were shot Tuesday, one fatally, and a sergeant in their unit was arrested for what the base spokesman called the most "unthinkable" act in the Marine Corps: a Marine attacking fellow Marines. Lt. Col. Daniel W. Kidd, 40, executive officer of Marine Air Logistics Squadron 39, was pronounced dead within minutes of the shooting at the base hospital. Lt. Col. Thomas A.
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March 7, 1996 | From a Times Staff Writer
One of two officers allegedly shot by an enlisted man Tuesday at Camp Pendleton has improved sufficiently to be transferred from a civilian trauma center to the base hospital, base officials said Wednesday. Lt. Col. Thomas A. Heffner, who was shot in the chest with a .45-caliber pistol, was transferred to the base hospital from Palomar Medical Center in Escondido. Heffner was shot just moments after the gunman killed Lt. Col. Daniel Kidd, officials say. Authorities arrested Sgt. Jessie A.
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March 7, 1996 | TONY PERRY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
One of two officers shot by an enlisted man Tuesday at Camp Pendleton has improved sufficiently to be transferred from a civilian trauma center to the base hospital, base officials said Wednesday. Lt. Col. Thomas A. Heffner, who was shot at least once in the chest with a .45-caliber pistol, was transferred to the base hospital from Palomar Medical Center in Escondido. Heffner, whose family lives on base, had been taken to Palomar, a regional trauma center, for emergency surgery.
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November 27, 1996 | TONY PERRY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Marine Corps sergeant was convicted Tuesday of murdering one officer and attempting to murder another in a March shooting at Camp Pendleton, crimes for which he could receive the death penalty. Sgt. Jessie A. Quintanilla, an eight-year veteran, was convicted by a military court of the premeditated murder of Lt. Col. Daniel Kidd, executive officer at the Marine Air Logistics Squadron 39, and the attempted murder of Lt. Col. Thomas A. Heffner, the squadron's commanding officer.
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December 6, 1996 | TONY PERRY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Marine Sgt. Jessie A. Quintanilla was sentenced to death Thursday by a court-martial for killing one officer and wounding another. Quintanilla, 29, an eight-year veteran, was convicted of the murder of Lt. Col. Daniel Kidd and the attempted murder of Lt. Col. Thomas Heffner in a March shooting rampage at Camp Pendleton. The conviction and death sentence were handed down by a jury of seven officers and five enlisted personnel. Maj.
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March 6, 1996 | TONY PERRY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two high-ranking officers at Camp Pendleton were shot Tuesday, one fatally, and a sergeant in their unit was arrested for what the base spokesman called the most "unthinkable" act in the Marine Corps: a Marine attacking fellow Marines. Lt. Col. Daniel W. Kidd, 40, executive officer of Marine Air Logistics Squadron 39, was pronounced dead at the base hospital within minutes of the shooting. Lt. Col. Thomas A.
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June 6, 1997 | CECILIA RASMUSSEN
Acts of violence in the workplace--many committed by disgruntled current or former employees--have been alarmingly frequent over the last decade. Here are incidents of deadly rage in Southern California workplaces: 1997 June 5: Daniel S. Marsden, a quality control inspector who had gotten into an argument, opens fire inside Omni Plastics in Santa Fe Springs, killing two and wounding four other employees. After fleeing, he kills himself. 1996 March 5: Sgt. Jessie A.
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November 27, 1998 | JEFF GOTTLIEB, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A man walks into a government office with a gun and a grudge. Shots are fired, someone is dead. It happened in Riverside last month and in Washington, D.C. this summer. On Monday, the scene of the crime was the Orange County Department of Education. Such violent incidents underscore the struggle public agencies face in attempting to protect employees while remaining open government institutions. "You have this obvious conflict between access and participation vs.
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