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Shots fired outside capitol

A U.S. Capitol Police officer secures the area with tape after shots were fired outside the U.S. Capitol building in Washington October 3, 2013. The U.S. Capitol was locked down briefly on Thursday after gunshots were fired outside the building following a car chase across central Washington and a number of people including a law enforcement officer were hurt, officials said. A female suspect was killed by police at the scene, a U.S. official said. (REUTERS/James Lawler Duggan)

Shots fired outside capitol

3 October 2013

The U.S. Capitol was in lockdown on Thursday after gunshots were fired

outside the building, injuring several people including a law

enforcement officer, a Senate aide and a Capitol police officer said.

The U.S. House of Representatives and Senate were in session when the

gunshots were heard. The U.S. government was partially shut down this

week when lawmakers failed to agree on a budget.  (Reuters)

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