US Capitol Police: 1 officer shot; shooter in custody

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Capitol Police say that the shooter is in custody after a Capitol police officer was shot.

The officer’s wounds are not serious, the Associated Press reports.

Earlier: The U.S. Capitol Police are telling staff in the Capitol complex to shelter in place after a report of gunshots being fired in the Capitol Visitors Center.

The White House also was put on lockdown because of the report.

The situation was apparently contained to the Visitors Center but no further information was immediately available.

A Capitol Police spokesman did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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