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Washington: Police shoot armed man at US Capitol

  • Police reportedly shot an armed man at the entrance of the US Capitol on Monday. The incident spread panic among the visitors, especially after the city was put on alert following terror attacks in Brussels.
    According to police, the man was known to authorities. He was taken into custody and transported to hospital. The incident was not believed to be an act of terror. The Capitol Hill in Washington was locked for an hour after the incident.