Shots fired at the Capitol

There are numerous reports of shots fired outside the U.S. Capitol.

Staffers and members have been told to shelter in place and according to reports, the building is in lockdown.

By 3 p.m., multiple news outlets were reporting the lockdown at the U.S. Capitol had been lifted. A news conference with capitol police is slated for 3 p.m., according to reports.

Shots fired at the Capitol