WASHINGTON - The U.S. Capitol complex was briefly locked down Wednesday night after a man was killed in a shooting near Union Station and the National Postal Museum.
According to D.C. police, a man was shot on Massachusetts Avenue in Northeast D.C. at about 9:50 p.m. following an altercation. He was transported to the hospital in critical condition and later died.
Chad Pergram, a Capitol Hill senior producer for Fox News, reported that the doors at the U.S. Capitol were closed and secured by Capitol police. The doors at the complex were later reopened.
USCP: "The area of the U.S. Capitol Complex has been deemed safe and the doors are now open. The police activity and investigation at 2 Massachusetts Avenue NE is ongoing" (Still investigating shooting near Union Station)— Chad Pergram (@ChadPergram) November 1, 2018
Police originally stated they were searching for three suspects, but later clarified they were searching for two suspects.