You remember Fallujah, right?
Magaoay was peering up the stairs, standing guard for his fellow Marines, when a young Arab male (later estimated to be no older than sixteen) emerged from the bedroom door located to the left and fired a three round burst into the back of the unsuspecting Marine’s head.Today - read it all.
Anderson and MacMillan were stacked against a door leading to the house’s living room, getting ready to enter, when they heard the shots ring out. When the two peered over, Blake’s shooter was in the process of throwing a grenade at the two remaining Marines. The two hastily sprinted across the hall and dove for cover in an opening under the stairwell. A loud explosion roared through the house when the pineapple grenade detonated. Dust and debris thickened the murky hallway and MacMillan, without giving any thought, immediately emerged from under the stairs where he saw Blake Magaoay’s motionless body laying at the foot of the stairs and an armed man attempting to step over him in order to make a dash upstairs.
Hat tip YN2.