Tuesday, 12 July 2016

US Capitol on lockdown after report of possible active shooter

The US Capitol complex was briefly placed on lockdown on Tuesday after reports of a possible active shooter around the complex.

US Capitol on lockdown after report of possible active shooter
According to police, the Capitol Hill and all buildings in the Capitol complex were placed on lockdown around 4:20 p.m. local time while police were checking reports that a suspect with a gun appeared outside the building of the US Labour Department two blocks from the Capitol Hill.

No shots were fired, said authorities.

The all clear was given at 4:45 p.m. local time.

It was the second time in a week that the Capitol was locked down. It was briefly locked down on Friday after a false alarm of an active shooter.

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