Attacker among three dead in shooting at Marine Base Quantico in US

A military spokesman said three person, including the shooter who succumbed to self-inflicted wounds, died during a shooting at Marine Corps Base Quantico in the US.

Updated: Mar 22, 2013, 13:26 PM IST

Zeenews Bureau

Quantico (Virginia): A military spokesman said three person, including the shooter who succumbed to self-inflicted wounds, died during a shooting at Marine Corps Base Quantico in the US.

Authorities were in a standoff with the suspect who had barricaded himself in barracks.

Lt. Agustin Solivan says the shooting began around 11 pm Thursday (local time).

Solivan believed that the suspect could be a staff member at the officer candidate school at the base.

No information on the victim has been released.