Transcript for Three Marines Dead at Marine Base in Quantico, Va.
You're watching America this morning America's number 1 early morning news. We begin with breaking news this morning from the sprawling marine base in Quantico Virginia three Marines are dead after a shooting incident there ABC's Devin Dwyer joining us now with details -- Good morning John and Diana that's right a Marine Corps spokesman just told us at the all clear has been given. After an overnight incident a shooting incident. With the alleged gunman found dead this incident took place in a Marine Corps base a sprawling facility just south of Washington it's it's nearly a hundred square miles right near the Potomac River. Here's what we know so far three Marines are dead in this incident. Two of the Marines were found inside -- barracks the shooter who was also -- marine died of an apparent self inflicted gunshot wound. Authorities believe he was a staff member at the officer candidate school at the base -- gunfire broke out late last night just about 11 PM local time. -- another marine was wounded he was taken to a hospital and later declared dead now the base had been on lockdown. That lockdown has now been lifted and officials say that they expect to conduct a full investigation. Starting later today John and Diana. Parents -- -- thank you we'll of course be following this throughout the day Devin Dwyer in Washington for us.
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