Scenes from Gunfire Incident Outside U.S. Capitol

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The U.S. Capitol was placed on lockdown on Thursday after reports of gunshots were made in the area, according to Capitol Police.

The lockdown was lifted around 3 p.m. after a female suspect was found dead on Capitol Hill.

Here are scenes from the incident from lawmakers and journalists who were there.

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