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Shooting Prompts Lockdown At Marine Base Quantico

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  Original Published: 3/24/2013   A shooting prompted an hours-long lockdown at Marine Corps Base Quantico in Virginia.    Authorities say it ended with three people dead, including the shooter.    A sergeant says one person was fatally shot, with the shooter barricaded in a room.   Using a public address system, police announced a base lockdown, and police from the base and Prince William County surrounded the area.    The sergeant says when they finally entered the building, they found a second victim dead.    They also found the shooter dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.    A Marine spokesman says the suspect was a staff member at the Officer Candidate School.    The motive is unknown.
   
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