FBI ‘Responding To The Scene’ Of Reported Gunshots Near U.S. Capitol

A spokesman with the FBI’s Washington, D.C. field office told TPM on Wednesday agents were “responding to the scene” of the reported gunshots near the U.S. Capitol.

“At this point, the only information I can give you is that we’re responding to the scene and we have no information beyond that at this point,” Andrew Ames told TPM.

Capitol Police and Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police are also on the scene.

This post has been updated.

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