Open

Coming up

Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

MEDIAWATCH

Media accused of pro-protester bias in Ferguson

Read more

DEBATE

The Murderous Lure of Jihad: Tackiling ISIS and its Worldwide Recruitment (part 2)

Read more

DEBATE

The Murderous Lure of Jihad: Tackiling ISIS and its Worldwide Recruitment

Read more

FOCUS

Republicans block Obama's bid to hike minimum wage

Read more

WEB NEWS

Calls for ISIS media blackout after execution of James Foley

Read more

WEB NEWS

Web users divided over Darren Wilson

Read more

WEB NEWS

Web users take on 'Ice Bucket Challenge' to fight ALS

Read more

ENCORE!

From Paris's Liberation to 'arresting' art in Avignon

Read more

INSIDE THE AMERICAS

Ferguson riots: Pressure mounts on Obama

Read more

  • US says Islamic State threat 'beyond anything we've seen'

    Read more

  • Two US Ebola patients leave hospital ‘virus-free’

    Read more

  • Hollande is ‘nobody’s president’ says former French minister

    Read more

  • Turkey’s Erdogan names foreign minister Davutoglu as next PM

    Read more

  • US reaches historic $16.7bn settlement with Bank of America

    Read more

  • Special report: Supplying Ukraine’s soldiers on the front line

    Read more

  • US forces tried to rescue slain reporter from IS captors

    Read more

  • Israeli air strike kills three top Hamas commanders

    Read more

  • France delivered arms to Syrian rebels, Hollande confirms

    Read more

  • Tensions high in Yemen as Shiite rebel deadline looms

    Read more

  • Interactive: Relive the Liberation of Paris in WWII

    Read more

  • French village rallies behind besieged elderly British couple

    Read more

  • Former Irish PM Albert Reynolds dies at 81

    Read more

  • Former Femen activist detained after fighting veiled woman

    Read more

  • Thailand coup leader Prayuth Chan-ocha voted prime minister

    Read more

  • Brazil’s Silva launches bid after Campos plane crash death

    Read more

  • Brutal IS beheading video sparks social media pushback

    Read more

Americas

Three dead in shooting on US military base in Virginia

Text by News Wires

Latest update : 2013-03-22

A US Marine fatally killed two of his colleagues Thursday night before apparently shooting and killing himself at the Quantico Marine military base in Virginia, US media reported on Friday.

A US Marine shot and killed two colleagues before apparently turning the gun on himself at a military base in Virginia, US media reported early on Friday.

The shooting happened Thursday night at the Quantico Marine base in the state bordering Washington DC, according to media reports.

The suspect was a Marine who attended officer candidate school at the base, CBS News and other media reported, quoting First Lieutenant Augustin Solivan.

The gunman killed a male Marine, barricaded himself inside a barracks and was found dead later of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to the reports.

A second body was found in the officer candidate school, Solivan told ABC News. The gender of the second victim was not known.

The base went into lockdown immediately after the shooting, but this has since been lifted.

(AFP)

 

Date created : 2013-03-22

  • UNITED STATES

    US ends ban on women in frontline combat

    Read more

  • USA - AFGHANISTAN

    US soldier faces death penalty for Afghan massacre

    Read more

COMMENT(S)