U.S. Capitol On Lockdown

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The U.S. Capitol was placed on lockdown on Tuesday after police received a call about a man with a gun several blocks away, police said.

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Police stopped the man near the Capitol, a Washington police spokesman said. A separate representative of the Washington police said there were no shots fired.

 

 

 

(Reporting by Eric Beech and Ian Simpson; Editing by Tim Ahmann)