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Soldier at Ft. Lee dies after apparently shooting herself
Soldier at Ft. Lee dies after apparently shooting herself

The Army said a female soldier at Ft. Lee barricaded herself in an office and apparently killed herself in an intense morning event that caused the central Virginia military base to go on a nearly hourlong lockdown. The soldier was pronounced dead at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center after the incident, which began about 8:45 a.m., the Army said Monday afternoon. The soldier allegedly entered the Combined Arms Support Command Headquarters building with a weapon and went into an office, the Army said. An alert was then sounded, the installation was put on lockdown, and all access gates were closed temporarily. “Ft. Lee police responded within two minutes of the...

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