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Shooting At Military-Related Building Follows Trend

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Police in Northern Virginia say at least one shot was fired overnight at a Coast Guard recruiting station on Potomac Mills Circle near Potomac Mills Mall in Woodbridge, Va.

No one has been injured. This is the fifth time that a shot or shots have been reported at military facilities in the Washington area, including incidents at the Pentagon, the National Museum of the Marine Corps and a military recruiting facility.

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