Security Guard Shoots and Kills Attacker

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Mark Rego
Mark Rego and Gustava Rego.


A security guard shot and killed one of his attackers Saturday afternoon in an incident police are characterizing as self-defense.

According to Stockton Police, two suspects approached the security guard of an apartment complex on Grouse Run Drive and March Lane around 4:30 p.m.

When one of the men took the security guard’s collapsible baton, the guard opened fire and shot one of the attackers. The wounded man was taken to the hospital where he died. He has been identified as 52-year-old Mark Rego.

The second suspect has been identified as Gustava Rego, a 38-year-old woman. She was arrested and now faces battery on a security officer charges.

Authorities say that the District Attorney’s office will be reviewing the case.

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