Marines who experienced Chattanooga shooting relive the incident, give thanks for support

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- It was one week ago today when a lone gunman shot and killed four Marines and one sailor in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

A memorial continues to grow at the site with flags, mementos, and messages of gratitude to service members.

Two Marines, who were inside the recruiting center when the gunman began shooting, visited the memorial site Thursday. They spoke about that day and the overwhelming support they've since received.


"I was the first one to notice the shooter there that day. He pulled up in his car. We were inside the building. Heard the first shot go off. I just yelled run and everyone from there just took off out back as fast as we possibly could," Lance Cpl. Chris Gilliam U.S. Marine Corp said.

The Marines say Chattannooga is a very patriotic town. They're humbled, but not surprised, to see all the love and support from the town.
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