Around two p.m. today Multiple shots were fired outside the West Front of the U.S. Capitol. The Secret Service has put the Capitol on lockdown and established a perimeter around the White House, there are few details but it appears that the incident began with a car chase.
According to NBC News the Capitol Police report that at least one officer was injured and that the shooter is now in custody.
One GOP Representative, Tim Griffin (R-AR) has tweeted, “Stop the violent rhetoric President Obama, Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi. #Disgusting,” apparently placing the blame on the President and Democrats.
We will update as more details become available.
Here is a report from ABC put out minutes ago: