WASHINGTON — The US Capitol is on lockdown after reports of shots fired.
There are reports of gunshots and an injured Capitol police officer. At least three are injured, according to Reuters.
Police tell the AP the U.S. Capitol has been put on a security lockdown amid reports of possible shots fired outside the building.
People standing outside the Supreme Court across the street from Congress were hurried into the court building by authorities, according to the AP.
In a notice distributed by email, the U.S. Capitol Police advised everyone to "close, lock and stay away from external doors and windows. The notice said gunshots have been reported on Capitol Hill.
Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House is now closed to the public because of shots fired near the Capitol.
U.S. Capitol Police will hold news conference at the top of the hour.
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