Capitol officials: Capitol shooter in custody

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Capitol shooting
Capitol shooting

WASHINGTON (AP) – Capitol officials: 1 Capitol police officer shot, not seriously, shooter in custody.

The U.S. Capitol Police are telling staff in the Capitol complex to shelter in place after a report of gunshots being fired in the Capitol Visitors Center.

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The White House also was put on lockdown because of the report.

The situation was apparently contained to the Visitors Center but no further information was immediately available.

A Capitol Police spokesman did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

NBC News reports a suspect was shot by police on Capitol Hill after the person pulled a weapon at the Capitol. No police shot.