San Ysidro, California: McDonald's Massacre Memorial

Address:
460 W. San Ysidro Blvd, San Ysidro, CA
Directions:
W. San Ysidro Blvd and Averil Rd, in front of the Higher Education Center.
McDonald's Massacre Memorial

Early horrific "soft target" mass shooting site. On July 18, 1984, a fired security guard entered a McDonald's and killed 20, wounded 16. The restaurant was later bulldozed. Marble memorial erected to victims; flowers and photos added every anniversary.

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McDonald's Memorial of Victims.

McDonald's Memorial of Victims

Just south of San Diego sits this memorial to a shooting massacre inside and around the McDonald's on the corner of Averil and W. Ysidro Blvd. On July 18, 1984, a gunman killed 21 people and wounded 19 more. A sad day in California history.

[Rose Howe, 09/07/2022]

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