Three Dead in Shooting at Marine Base Quantico

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

UPDATE:
QUANTICO, Va. (AP) - A base spokesman says the suspect in a shooting at Marine Base Quantico in Virginia has been found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound along with a second victim.

Lt. Agustin Solivan says authorities entered the barracks early Friday where the suspect had barricaded himself after a fatal shooting and found him dead along with another victim.

The standoff began after a shooting on the base around 11 p.m. Thursday.

No names have been released, but Solivan said authorities believe the suspect was a staff member at the officer candidate school at the base. Solivan says the two others killed were also Marines.

The base had been put on lockdown but the lockdown has been lifted.

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FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — A base spokesman says one person is dead after a shooting at Marine Corps Base Quantico in Virginia and authorities are in a standoff with a suspect who's barricaded himself in barracks.

Lt. Agustin Solivan says the shooting happened around 11 p.m. Thursday and authorities are in a standoff with the suspect that's gone into early Friday.

Solivan says they believe the suspect is a staff member at the officer candidate school at the base.

No information on the victim has been released.


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