The U.S. Capitol was locked down Wednesday afternoon after gunshots were fired outside the building.
Crews tend to an injured person at the scene.
Police surrounded a car nearby.
Police kept watch as people ran for cover.
U.S. Capitol police respond in the aftermath of shots fired.
The Associated Press reported that the shots fired were related to a vehicle that tried to ram a barricade at the White House.
A tourist outside the building said the shooting happened after a police car chased another car toward the Capitol.
Helicopters were hovering above the building.
As a warning sounded the House went into recess
The Senate also suspended business.