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3 Marines dead after shootings on Marine Base Quantico 3 Marines dead after shootings on Marine Base Quantico
QUANTICO, V.A. -

Three Marines are dead after shootings at Marine Base Quantico in Virginia. 

No names have been released, but a spokesperson says two men and one woman died- all three are Marines. 

The commander at Marine Corps. Base Quantico says the shootings were isolated to a single building.

Base commander Col. David W. Maxwell told reporters Friday that authorities were called to the scene around 10:30 p.m. Thursday where they found one person dead at a barracks. They later found a second victim dead, along with the body of the suspected shooter, who died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

A base spokesman initially described the situation as a standoff. Maxwell said later in the morning that there was no standoff.

Base spokesman Lt. Agustin Solivan later clarified that after the first shooting, police had the shooter "isolated" in a barracks dorm room.

The Associated Press reports the base had been put on lockdown, but that lockdown has been lifted.
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