The U.S. Capitol and the Capitol Visitors Center is on lockdown amid police activity on the scene, according to the U.S. Senate Sergeant at Arms Office.
Due to a police incident, the Capitol and CVC are currently on lock down. #alerts
— SenateSergeantAtArms (@SenateSAA) April 11, 2015
Related to this incident, the U.S. Capitol Police are continuing to investigate the suspicious package on the lower West Terrace of the U.S. Capitol Building. They said the suspected shooter has been neutralized, but the U.S. Capitol Building has been locked down as a precautionary measure.
Frank Thorp, a NBC News producer and reporter, said Capitol staff has been instructed to shelter in place after reports of a man shooting himself in the vicinity of the Capitol.
“The suspected shooter has been neutralized but the U.S. Capitol Building has been locked down as a precautionary measure.”
— Lt. Kimberly Schneider of the Capitol…
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