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Laurel federal employee was one block from gun shots at Capitol
Laurel federal employee was one block from gun shots at Capitol

UPDATE: Laurel resident Clayton Cooper Jr., a federal employee parked on Capitol Hill to demonstrate against the shutdown, said he was a block away from where shots were fired Thursday afternoon. Cooper, who was parked at 3rd and Jefferson streets, said he heard "what sounded like 10 to 12 shots fired over next to the Senate." Other news organizations have reported shots fired at Second Street and Constitution Avenue. There are unconfirmed reports that a law enforcement officer has been injured. The Capitol was on lockdown, but that has since been lifted. "We all just dropped down to the ground and then the place started getting swarmed with police officers,"...

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