Posted: Jan 16, 2017 3:52 PM CST
Updated: Jan 17, 2017 4:00 PM CST | By Trent Kelly, Reporter
LCpl. Austin Ruiz, 19, died while training aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California, according to Brigadier General William F. Mullen III.
Ruiz's family said they're still trying to process the news. They said he had wanted to be a Marine since he was a young boy growing up in Collier County and joined as soon as he turned 18.