‘Shelter-in-place’ order placed on White House and Congress after shots fired on Capitol Hill
WASHINGTON — Congress and the White House were placed on a shelter-in-place order after shots were reportedly fired near Capitol Hill.
Officials said one Capitol police officer was shot, although not his injuries are said to not be serious, according to the Associated Press.
The shooting was apparently contained to the Capitol Visitor’s Center. A witness said she heard shot and hid behind a wall.
An Instagram user posted this video of the scramble after shots were heard.
The shooter is reportedly in custody, but buildings in the Capitol complex are still under the shelter-in-place order.
The DC police said there is no active threat to the public.
FOX 4 will have more as details emerge.