US Capitol in lockdown, reports of shots fired outside
The U.S. Capitol is in lockdown, after sources say shots were fired outside.
According to U.S. Capitol Police, officers are injured. One person could be seen being carried off in a stretcher.
Sirens are going off in the Capitol, and people on the Hill are being told to “shelter in place.”
Senior congressional staffers and one eyewitness told Fox News the incident began with a car chase, which came to a stop near the Capitol building. Sources said several police cars were in pursuit. When they boxed in the other vehicle, the driver got out and five or six shots were fired, sources said.