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Press Release | Aug. 16, 2018

U.S. Central Command releases CJTF-OIR redacted investigation findings from February shooting


Aug. 16, 2018

Release Number 20180816-01



TAMPA, Fla.  – U.S. Central Command has released Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve’s investigation report into a shooting incident in the vicinity of the Middle Euphrates River Valley Feb. 17, and it is available on the USCENTCOM website.


The incident was investigated by a team led by a U.S. Marine colonel who was unable to conclusively determine if a U.S. Marine was shot intentionally by an SDF guard, or if he was shot as the result of a negligent discharge.


The redacted investigation report can be found at the following link: