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June 19, 2009
Police said a man apparently shot himself in the head Friday while at the Firing Line Indoor Shooting Ranges on North Lake Street at about 12:50 p.m. The man, whom Burbank Police did not identify, was dead on arrival. Police officers have closed the site at 1060 N. Lake St. to the public as they investigate whether the shooting was an accident or suicide. Investigators did not release the man’s name, age or place of residence pending notification of his family. Police Sgt. Thor Merich said there has been a history of self-inflicted gunshots at the public indoor firing range.
By Melanie Hicken, | August 13, 2010
BURBANK — A Los Angeles man shot and killed himself Thursday afternoon at the Firing-Line indoor shooting range, police said Friday. Officers responded to the range at 1060 N. Lake St. about 4:30 p.m. Thursday to find the man with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, said Burbank Police Sgt. Darin Ryburn. The man was pronounced dead at the scene by Burbank Fire Department paramedics. He was identified as 42-year-old David Joseph Magarelli, according to the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office.
July 1, 2009
Death at gun shop ruled a suicide A 29-year-old employee of a local firearm dealer shot himself in the head about 3 p.m. Saturday in a back room at Gun World in the 2400 block of West Magnolia Boulevard, police said. Martin Navarro, of Studio City, was found dead with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, said John Kades, an investigator with the Los Angeles County coroner?s office. The shooting has been ruled a suicide and is not being investigated by the Burbank Police Department, Sgt. Darin Ryburn said.
September 29, 2001
Ryan Carter SOUTH SAN FERNANDO DISTRICT -- As the retaliatory rhetoric builds against the alleged masterminds of Sept. 11's terrorist attacks on the East Coast, many have found the confines of Firing Line Indoor Shooting Range, one of only four civilian firing ranges in the Valley, a place to update their gun skills and hone their sense of security. Since the attacks in New York, Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvania, staff at the range have seen an increase in people taking target practice at its 28 shooting positions.
August 13, 2003
Ben Godar The Planning Board has unanimously approved a conditional-use permit for a private security firm to open an indoor shooting range at 455 North Moss St. The facility, to be operated by Andrews International/ Advanced-Tech Security, Inc., will be open only to state- licensed security and law- enforcement personnel and not the general public. It will feature nine shooting lanes and a computerized Firearms Training Simulator, city officials said.
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