Evacuations, Lockdown Follow Reports of Gunfire at U.S. Capitol

A Capitol police officer shot and injured a man who brought a weapon into the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center Monday afternoon, according to NBC News. The U.S. Capitol Complex was locked down in the early afternoon as the incident unfolded.

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A Capitol Police officer clears onlookers from the corner of East Capitol and 2nd Streets, after authorities responded to shots fired in the Capitol Visitor Center, March 28, 2016.
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Children are escorted away from the Capitol in Washington, Monday, March 28, 2016, after reports of gunfire at the Capitol Visitor Center complex.
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A member of the uniformed Secret Service walks near the press briefing room and the North Lawn of the the White House in Washington, Monday, March 28, 2016.
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The cavernous Capitol Visitor's Center is empty following a shooting at the entrance, Monday, March 28, 2016, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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Tourists are directed by Capitol Police away from the Capitol on Constitution Ave. and Delaware Ave. in Washington, Monday, March 28, 2016.
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Capitol Police officers secure the Capitol Visitor's Center on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, March 28, 2016, which was closed to tourists after a report of a shooting. A gunman was taken into custody in the U.S. Capitol complex on Monday, Capitol officials said, and visitors and staff were shut in their offices and told to "shelter in place."
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An officer stands guard on a street leading to Capitol Hill in Washington that is closed, March 28, 2016, after reports of gunfire at the Capitol Visitor Center complex.
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EDITORS NOTE: Suspect's face was slightly obscured digitally at the request of DC Fire and EMS Department. Police and EMS personnel transport the person believed to be the gunman away from the shooting scene at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center on March 28, 2016 in Washington, D.C. The lone gunman was shot by police and taken into custody and a female civilian was struck by bullet fragments and transported to the hospital.
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U.S. Secret Service agents stands guard at the White House in Washington, DC, on March 28, 2016.
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Capitol Police officers secure the Capitol Visitor's Center on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, March 28, 2016, which was closed to tourists following a shooting.
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Law Enforcement and rescue vehicles are seen on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 28, 2016, after reports of gunfire at the Capitol Visitor Center complex.
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Capitol Hill Police Chief Matthew Verderosa arrives to brief reporters on Capitol in Washington, Monday, March 28, 2016. Capitol Police officers say a man was shot by police after drawing a weapon at a U.S. Capitol checkpoint. He was taken to the hospital.
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U.S. Capitol police officers post tape as the Capitol building is locked down after shots were fired at the visitor's center in Washington, D.C. on Monday, March 28, 2016.
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