Police Activity near the US Capitol

October 3, 2013 3:09 p.m.

A shooting occurred this afternoon near the Capitol Building. At the time, Capitol Hill was put on lock down. This lock down has since been lifted. The suspect is deceased and an investigation has begun.  GW Safety and Security continues to monitor the situation. Should the situation warrant, updates will be provided on Campus Advisories.

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