Lejeune Marine On Leave Killed In Louisiana

Lake Charles, La. police have arrested four people in the shooting death of 20-year-old Daniel Cole Gueringer.

Police Chief Don Dixon said Monday that Gueringer, a Marine a lance corporal on leave from Camp Lejeune, N.C., was shot Sunday while trying to break up a fight.

Dixon says 23-year-old Bryce Wayne Perkins and 20-year-old Austin Michael Rousseau were booked with second-degree murder. Twenty-two-year-old Derek Peloquin and 23-year-old Greg Wiesner were booked with accessory after the fact and obstruction of justice.

Dixon said Gueringer was attending a Fourth of July party when he was shot.

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  • by SAT Location: Washington on Jul 8, 2009 at 02:19 PM
    I agree we need a better handle on gun control. Everybody should have two or three on themselves and those thugs out there would think twice about pulling theirs. It is a shame to lose another young man to something like this. I am thinking of his family..
  • by Mike on Jul 7, 2009 at 01:04 PM
    RDubya: No offense because I'm sure you meant well. But "guarding the gates of heaven"? Guarding them from what? It's Heaven we're talking about here.
  • by Marine Girlfriend Location: Swan Quarter on Jul 7, 2009 at 11:20 AM
    My heart goes out to this family. It is horrible that this young man could have went to war for our country and lived and come back stateside and get SHOT!!!!
  • by Doc Location: Lejeune on Jul 7, 2009 at 10:43 AM
    Rest in Peace warrior, you are not forgotten.
  • by PFC TURNER Location: 29 PALMS CA on Jul 7, 2009 at 08:54 AM
    God bless the Marines family! All the marines here in 29 palms feel for him and his family!! Semper Fi
  • by RDubya Location: Wilson on Jul 7, 2009 at 08:18 AM
    Why do people use guns all the time not thinking about the aftermath? My heartfelt condolences go out to his family and friends. Semper Fi Marine! He is guarding the gates of heaven now!
  • by Anonymous on Jul 7, 2009 at 08:08 AM
    What in the world his happening? So sick of these stories. Go to war and home home to the good ole USA and get shot!!!! This country has to get a handle on gun control and have stronger punishment for these crimes.
  • by Sheri Location: Jamesville on Jul 7, 2009 at 08:00 AM
    How incredibly sad.....to serve our country, but die in such a senseless way. Father, please comfort this young man's family. My heart breaks for them.
  • by me Location: nc on Jul 7, 2009 at 07:45 AM
    Another great example of hoodlums with guns.I bet their parents are proud.

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