UPDATE: Chase Near Capitol Ends in Gunfire

By: AP; WIFR Newsroom
By: AP; WIFR Newsroom

UPDATE: There are new developments from the nation's capitol where earlier today, a woman tried to ram through a White House barricade with her car.

Police say the women then led police on a chase that ended outside the Capitol where they shot and killed her. There was also a young child in the car who was taken to a hospital. Meantime, a police officer was also injured when the car crashed, but he's expected to be okay.

The entire capitol complex was locked down for about an hour.


UPDATE: WASHINGTON (AP) -- Police say suspect in custody after shooting outside Capitol, condition not disclosed. Police also say shooting at Capitol was an isolated incident, not terrorism.


UPDATE: WASHINGTON (AP) -- US Capitol Police say lockdown on Capitol has been lifted.


WASHINGTON (AP) -- Police say 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.

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. There are unconfirmed reports of an officer injured.


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