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Lockdown lifted at U.S. Capitol
Washington, D.C. (AP) - The lockdown has been lifted at the U.S. Capitol after gunfire Thursday afternoon.
Police said a suspect is in custody. The person's condition is unknown.
A police officer was reportedly injured during the incident.
The entire complex was locked down as a precaution.
A law enforcement official said the shooting is related to a vehicle that tried to ram a security barricade at the White House.
The official said 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.
The shooting comes two weeks after a deadly shooting at the nearby Navy Yard, and it comes amid a government shutdown.
As a warning was sounded, the House abruptly went into recess and lawmakers left the chamber floor.
The White House was quickly locked down after the incident.
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