The U.S. Capitol and its visitor’s center went on lockdown Tuesday, and two people are now in police custody. Authorities are currently investigating.
#BREAKING 2 in custody in shooting near the Department of Labor. Capitol on lock down.
— Henry Rodgers (@henryrodgersdc) July 12, 2016
BREAKING: US Capitol, visitors center on lockdown with police investigating.
— The Associated Press (@AP) July 12, 2016
BREAKING per Fox’s @ChadPergram – the US Capitol is going into lockdown right now
— Shannon Bream (@ShannonBream) July 12, 2016
Capitol on lockdown.
— Ashe Schow (@AsheSchow) July 12, 2016
Lockdown in the Capitol. Second time in a week
— Julian Hattem (@jmhattem) July 12, 2016
This lockdown comes only days after an armed woman attempted to enter the U.S. Capitol.
(Editor’s Note: This post has been updated to reflect that two suspects were apprehended)
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