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    US Capitol Building, Visitor Center on Lockdown

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    The US Capitol Building and the Capitol Visitor Center are both on lockdown, US Congressman Billy Long said in a Twitter message on Friday.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — According to the Capitol police, they are searching for an individual.

    "US Capitol Building and Capitol Visitor Center – lockdown until further notice due to police activity," Long tweeted.

    Capitol office buildings are open.

    No other details have been provided yet.


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