November 26, 2014

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US Capitol lockdown ends, police officer reportedly injured

Emergency personal help an injured person after a shooting on Capitol Hill in Washington Thursday. Police say the U.S. Capitol has been put on a security lockdown amid reports of possible shots fired outside the building. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

WASHINGTON  — A woman driving a black Lexus tried to ram through a White House barricade Thursday, then led police on a chase that ended in gunfire outside the Capitol, witnesses and officials said. Tourists watched the shooting unfold on Constitution Avenue outside the Capitol as lawmakers inside debated how to end a government shutdown. Police quickly locked Read More…