Shots were reportedly fired at the U.S. Capitol complex on Wednesday morning.
The Washington Post first reported the gunshots, said to have taken place just after 9:30 a.m. Eastern near the Rayburn House office building.
Reporters tweeted that two shots were fired in quick succession, and roughly a dozen Capitol Police cars raced down Independence Avenue in response.
Sounded like 2 quick shots, pause, one more. Dozen cap police cars raced down Independence pic.twitter.com/sHQIFMt785
— Scott Ferson (@scottferson) March 29, 2017
Sounded like shots fired at the Capitol. Our view from Rayburn. pic.twitter.com/gPerfVGM2s
— Drew Griffin (@GriffDrew4) March 29, 2017
So far, no injuries have been reported.
UPDATE — 10:04 am, EST: According to MSNBC, police officers opened fire on a car driving along Independence that hit a Capitol Police squad car and the incident appears to have ended.
Fox News reported that the driver attempted to run over Capitol Police officers and is currently in custody.
According to video taken from the scene, the suspect appears to be a young African-American woman.
— BNO News (@BNONews) March 29, 2017
This is a developing situation. Check back for updates.