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    A Marine shot two of his fellow officers before killing himself at a Quantico, Va., base Thrusday night, CNN reports. Investigators have not yet released the identites of victims, as family members are still being notified. No motive has yet been disclosed. The officer candidate school on base was locked down after the first victim was found; the shooter and second victim were found in one of the school's barracks. A Pentagon spokesman said Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel was "saddened to learn" of the shooting and that he expressed his sympathy to the victims' families.
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