BREAKING: Shots Fired At/Near U.S. Capitol – UPDATE: Capitol Police Injured
Fox News is reporting shots fired at/near the US Capitol. The Capitol is on lockdown.
UPDATE: Via Twitchy
Something happening outside Capitol. Police running around with guns at ready. pic.twitter.com/7JkF5fMzfS
— Alex Leary (@learyreports) October 3, 2013
“Capitol police tell National Journal that there are injured USCP officers, but thenumbers are unconfirmed.” (h/t Ganesha_akbar)
NBC employee on @msnbc: 10 or 15 gunshots in rapid succession. Police were chasing a black vehicle up Constitution Ave
— Domenico Montanaro (@DomenicoNBC) October 3, 2013
UPDATE: Washington Post blogger tweets pics of injured on stretchers:
— Jordan Sekulow (@JordanSekulow) October 3, 2013
UPDATE: Fox News reporting Capitol no longer on lockdown.
— Karen Travers (@karentravers) October 3, 2013
Source tells @ABCWorldNews that an individual tried ramming the White House gate, then fled to Capitol Hill. Shots fired, not known by who.
— Paula Faris (@paulafaris) October 3, 2013