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Remarkable photos of Washington on lockdown after shots fired

A police officer was reported injured after gunshots at the U.S. Capitol, police said Thursday. They locked down the entire complex, at least temporarily derailing debate over how to end a government shutdown.

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U.S.Capitol Police surround a car with their guns drawn at the corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and 1st Street in this framegrab from Alhurra TV video taken just before a shooting in Washington.


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U.S. Capitol Police Chief Kim Dine speaks to the media.

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Tourists watch from the U.S. national mall as a Park Police helicopter flies past the Capitol dome while evacuating an injured U.S Capitol police officer.

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Two U.S. Capitol Police cars sit damaged after colliding.

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Rescue personnel stand around a smashed U.S. Capitol Hill Police vehicle.

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A U.S. Capitol police officer lies on the steps of the Senate with a gun drawn in response to a report of shots fired.

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FBI agents patrol the area after gunshots were fired outside the U.S. Capitol building.

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Rescue personnel evacuate a person from a crashed vehicle.

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A U.S. Capitol Police officer stands guard following a shooting near the U.S. Capitol.

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A U.S. Capitol Police officer secures the area with tape.

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Police patrol the area after gunshots were fired outside the U.S. Capitol building in Washington.

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