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US Capitol Briefly Locked Down After Suspected Suicide

Law enforcement officials say the U.S. Capitol building was locked down for a few hours as a precaution after shots were fired when a man killed himself outside the building. Capitol Police spokeswoman Kimberly Schneider described the suspected shooter as "neutralized" after a self-inflicted gunshot. Officials later confirmed the man was dead. She said police are also investigating a suspicious package on one of the building's terraces. During the lockdown, no one was...

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