Senators: Shots fired at US Capitol
Published Thursday 03/10/2013 (updated) 03/10/2013 21:02
WASHINGTON (AFP) -- The US Capitol was placed on security lockdown Thursday after shots were fired outside the complex, senators said.
"Shots fired outside the Capitol. We are in temporary lock down," Senator Claire McCaskill said on Twitter. Police were seen running within the Capitol building and outside as vehicles swarmed to the scene.