3 Marines dead after shooting at Quantico Marine Base
QUANTICO, Va. — Authorities said that a Marine allegedly shot two Marines before shooting himself at the Marine Corps Base in Quantico, Virginia.
Authorities said the shooting started around 11 p.m. Thursday when the suspected gunman killed a male Marine.
They also said that after the shooting, the suspect then barricaded himself inside of a building near the Officer Candidate School. That set off a standoff with authorities.
According to authorities, they found another victim inside of the building.
Officials said that the suspected gunman died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound inside a barracks near the school.
During the shooting, the base was put on lockdown.