Three Dead After Shooting at Virginia Marine Base

Gunman among the dead


(Reuters)—A Marine shot dead two fellow service members at a base at Quantico, Virginia, then barricaded himself in a building and apparently killed himself, prompting a brief lockdown of the base,the Marines said on Friday.

The shootings took place late on Thursday in the vicinity of the Marine Corps Base at Quantico'sOfficer Candidate School, and all three people who died were identified as Marines, Marinesspokesman Sergeant Christopher Zahn said.

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