Something happening outside Capitol. Police running around with guns at ready. pic.twitter.com/7JkF5fMzfS— Alex Leary (@learyreports) October 3, 2013
People inside the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. were ordered to take shelter as shots were reportedly fired outside Thursday afternoon.
Several media sources are reporting the incident began near The White House and continued several blocks to the Capitol.
ABC News is reporting a female suspect was killed at the scene, but authorities have yet to confirm that.
#BREAKING: Source says female suspect reported dead on scene at U.S. Capitol.— ABC News (@ABC) October 3, 2013
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