According to news reports shots were fired at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center in Washington, D.C.
EMS units are reportedly on the way to treat multiple injuries. It has been reported that one officer sustained minor injuries & the shooter is in custody.
Political reporter Benjy Sarlin sent out a tweet containing a screen shot of an email reportedly sent to Capitol workers & House staff. House staff were told by authorities to shelter in place due to a “potential security threat.” and no one can exit or enter any Capitol buildings and if you are outside to seek cover immediately.