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3 dead after shooting at Marine base


QUANTICO, VA (WKOW) -- Three people are dead after shots were fired at a Marine base in Virginia.

Authorities say the shooting began around 11 Thursday night at Marine Corps base Quantico in Virginia.

After a standoff, the shooter was found dead from a self-inflicted gun shot wound. With him was another victim.

Authorities say the shooter was a staff member at the Officer Candidate school on the base. The motive is still unknown.

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