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San Ysidro, California: McDonald's Massacre Memorial

460 W. San Ysidro Blvd, San Ysidro, CA
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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