Breaking News!!: Washington, DC: Armed man shot by authorities at United States Capitol Visitor Center.
An armed man was shot by authorities after drawing what appeared to be a gun and pointed it at authorities at the United States Capitol Visitor Center in Washington, District of Columbia on Monday, March 28th, 2016.
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Authorities said the man entered the center through the north street entrance of the United States Capitol Visitor Center.
The was transported to a local hospital to undergo surgery, but the man’s condition was not immediately known.
A female bystander received minor injuries and was reportedly taken to a hospital.
According to United States Capitol Police Chief Matthew Verderosa, “We believe that this is the act of a single person who has frequented the Capitol grounds before, and there is no reason to believe this is anything more than a criminal act.”
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