The US Capitol was put on lockdown Tuesday afternoon, after reports of an active shooter. Reporters trapped at congressional offices have sent pictures of police activity on 3rd and C Streets NW. Staff has been told to silence cell phones and move away from the windows, however.
DC police confirmed they have received a call of a “man with a gun” at 1st & C Street NW, according to WJLA.After reports than someone in a car had a gun, DC police launched a car chase, running down the suspects outside the Capitol. Video from the scene shows an African-American male taken into custody. FULL REPORT