WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — US Capitol Police reopened streets around the Capitol building:
"Police activity all clear and all roads in the area are now open," the message said.
US Capitol WAS NOT locked down this am due to 2 separate unattended bags. Plaza closed. Staff could still enter Capitol— Chad Pergram (@ChadPergram) 29 March 2016
Streets near the Capitol were closed briefly as USCP responded to reports of two unattended packages outside the Capitol Visitor Center.
The Capitol was evacuated on Monday when a man attempted to shoot a USCP officer at a security checkpoint at the Visitor Center. Police shot the man, who was transported to a local hospital. US media identified the man as 66-year-old Larry Dawson.