Updated 11:28 a.m.
According to the Associated Press:
Police have ended the lockdown at the U.S. Capitol building. It began when gunshots were fired outside the building today, reportedly injuring a police officer.
A law enforcement official says a shooting at the United States Capitol is related to a vehicle that tried to ram a security barricade at the White House.
The official says a driver tried to drive through a barricade that blocks the stretch of Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House to vehicles. The driver then proceeded down Pennsylvania Avenue to Capitol Hill, where shots were fired.
The official was not authorized to publicly discuss the incident by name and insisted on anonymity.
Update at 11:12 a.m.
Parts of the U.S. Capitol are on lockdown, after gun shots were reportedly heard.
Read original article – Published October 03, 2013 2:30 PM
U.S. Capitol On Edge, After Reports Of Gunshots
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