U.S. Capitol Building on Lockdown After Shots Fired

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Police locked down the U.S. Capitol complex on Monday amid reports of shots fired, officials said.

Roads near the visitor center were shut down and nobody was being allowed to enter or exit the buildings, officials said.

“If you are outside, seek cover,” the alert said.

Initially there were reports of a police officer being shot, but NBC News has since confirmed that was not the case.

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