Man With Gun Trying to Clear Security at Congressional Office Building Arrested, Reports Say
13:43 GMT 09.12.2021 (Updated: 13:27 GMT 06.08.2022)
The US Capitol Police sent a security alert after reports of a man with a gun in a bag.
A man was arrested by police officers while trying to pass through security at a Longworth House Office Building in Washington, D.C., according to Fox News.
According to reports, the suspect had a gun in his bag.
In Longworth right now at the US Capitol. The intercom announcement says: “Security Threat, Security Threat.”— Em Nguyen (@EmNewsDC) December 9, 2021
The announcement asked everyone in Longworth to go into an office and take visitors with you.
"The Longworth building — an office building of the US Capitol complex — was put on lockdown this morning after someone brought a gun into the building," CNN reported.
Police reported that there was no indication of any other security threat on Capitol Hill besides the one arrested man.