A Marine shot dead two fellow service members at a base in Quantico, Virginia, then killed himself, the Marines said on Friday.
The shootings took place late on Thursday near the officer candidate school at the Marine Corps base in Quantico, and all three people who died were active-duty Marines, base commander Colonel David Maxwell said.
Few further details have been released, but one might guess it follows the script of your typical murder-suicide.
We've been told that the solution to these gun tragedies is to arm everybody. And yet these sort of things seem to happen just as often at military bases as they do at schools and movie theaters. Odd.