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Gunfire Near Capitol Tied To Vehicle That Tried To Ram White House Barricade

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The Capitol was put on lockdown Thursday afternoon following the reports of gunfire, but that order has since been lifted and the House of Representatives is scheduled to reconvene at 3:30 p.m. ET.

NBC News reported that the suspect is a woman who had a child in her vehicle. According to NBC, she attempted to breach the White House barricade shortly after 2 p.m. ET. and was ultimately shot. Her current status is unknown. NBC reported that one Capitol police officer was injured, but not shot. 

This post has been updated.