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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 24, 2005 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A security guard was shot to death outside a restaurant early Saturday after an argument in the parking lot escalated, authorities said. A man got out of a black Honda about 3:45 a.m. and fired a handgun, apparently at patrons on the east side of the Brite Spot restaurant on Firestone Boulevard, said Lt. David Smith of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Authorities are seeking information on the gunman, who was accompanied by two women in the Honda.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 5, 1991
A 27-year-old security guard was found dead in his vehicle on a La Jolla street Thursday, and authorities said they suspect an accidental, self-inflicted gunshot wound as the cause of death. The identity of the security guard, an employee of Strategic Security of San Diego, was not released late Thursday. San Diego Police Sgt. Mike Gibbs said the victim was found about 3:30 p.m. in his car, which was parked in the 9600 block of La Jolla Farms Road.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 27, 1994
A Lancaster man was in serious condition Saturday after being shot by a convenience store security guard who was trying to detain the man after he was identified as a suspect in a previous theft of beer, Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies said. David Martinez, 26, was taken to Antelope Valley Hospital Medical Center with a single gunshot wound following the incident that occurred at 10:45 p.m. Friday at Little Mini Market in the 300 block of West Avenue I, authorities said.
NEWS
September 29, 1989 | From Times wire services
A security guard who had been arguing with his wife was arrested early today after the woman and her mother were shot to death and a 15-year-old nephew and sister-in-law wounded during an attack inside the apartment of the Korean emigre family, police said. Suk Kyung Baek, 30, was booked for investigation of murder and held without bail after he surrendered to police, said Detective Dan Andrews of the Wilshire Division.
NEWS
September 7, 2000 | From Associated Press
In a case that heightened racial tensions, a judge threw out manslaughter charges Wednesday against a store security guard accused of fatally choking a black man after an alleged shoplifting. The judge said the victim may have died of a heart problem, rather than asphyxiation. Dennis Richardson, 29, a guard for Lord & Taylor, was charged with choking Frederick Finley, 32, on June 22 after Richardson and other guards confronted him in the parking lot.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 25, 1990
A Long Beach jury deliberated less than 90 minutes Wednesday before acquitting a security guard of raping a homeless woman in the basement of a local ministry. Calvin Farrell, 35, was found not guilty after a monthlong trial in which he was accused of luring a 33-year-old woman into a room at the Christian Outreach Appeal to "talk Bible." He has been jailed on a $10,000 bond since Nov. 14.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 9, 1996
A private security guard was accidentally shot to death by a colleague Saturday morning as they practiced disarming techniques at the county's Mira Loma Detention Facility, sheriff's officials said. The dead guard was identified as Mark Barrass, 22, of Lancaster. The 24-year-old guard who shot him, whose name officials declined to release, was also a Lancaster resident.
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