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    • People run for cover as police converge to the site of a shooting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Oct. 3, 2013.
    • People take cover as gun shots were heard at the U.S. Capitol in Washington.
    • Police react on Capitol Hill after shots fired were reported.
    • Capitol police on alret outside the Capitol Hill in a lockdown after shots were fired near the building. (Diaa Bekheet/VOA)
    • A police helicopter carrying an injured police officer takes off the Capitol a few minutes after shots were fired near the building. (Diaa Bekheet/VOA)
    • Tourists react to the shooting outside the Capitol. (Sandra Lemaire/VOA)
    • Security outside the Capitol after shots were fired near the building. (Diaa Bekheet/VOA)
    • This view from the Russell Senate Office Building shows police converging on the scene of the shooting on Capitol Hill.
    • Emergency personnel stand near a police car after gunshots were fired outside the U.S. Capitol building.
    • Capitol Police officers look at a car following a shooting on Capitol Hill.
    • Capitol Police and medics take a shooting victim away on a stretcher at the site of a shooting on Capitol Hill.
    • Emergency personal help an injured person after a shooting on Capitol Hill.
    • Rescue personnel stand around a smashed Capitol Police vehicle following a shooting near the Capitol.
    • Federal Bureau of Investigation agents patrol after gunshots were fired outside the Capitol.

    Shots Fired Outside US Capitol

    Published October 03, 2013

    The U.S. Capitol was put on a security lockdown Thursday afternoon after a car chase and gunshots were fired outside the building.


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