From Fox News:
Authorities responded Saturday to reports of shots fired on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol Building, prompting the entire building to be placed on lockdown, sources tell Fox News.
Police were investigating the shooting as an apparent suicide. Officials said the suspected shooter was “neutralized” and the lockdown was considered precautionary. Police also were investigating reports of a suspicious package connected to the shooting.
Fox News confirmed the shooter apparently died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The shooting occurred shortly before 2 p.m.
A senior law enforcement official told Fox News the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force was on the scene providing “bomb tech” support.
The source said there was no indication of terrorism but…(read more)
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