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Capitol Hill on lockdown after reports of shots fired

Wednesday - 29/03/2017 10:21
Congressional office buildings have been locked down after reports of gunfire.
© Kevin Lamarque / Reuters
© Kevin Lamarque / Reuters

Multiple police cars have been spotted outside the US Botanic Garden, on the south side of the Capitol reflecting pool.

A notice sent to area offices tells of unspecified Capitol Police activity at the intersection of Washington and Independence avenues, but the Capitol complex itself has not been locked down, according to one reporter from The Hill.

Police have reportedly cleared civilians from the streets, and lawmakers have been told not to go outside.

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