Fort Lee shooter turns gun on self, but reasons behind rage unclear

Soldier dies after shooting herself in VirginiaThe unidentified shooter has been taken to the Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center. “We are sad for our soldier in arms that she faced those kinds of challenges she had to resort to those kinds of actions,” Maj. Gen. Stephen Lyons told reporters during a press briefing Monday. Each day some 34,000 people, including service members from all military branches, their families, civilians, and contractors, pass through Fort Lee, which is located 130 miles south of Washington. Major General Lyons told reporters that the shooter is a sergeant first class, and a 14-year Army veteran who had been at Fort Lee for nearly three years.

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