July 12, 2016 / 8:35 PM / 3 years ago

Capitol briefly locked down as police stop man with gun

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Capitol was briefly placed on lockdown on Tuesday after police received a call about a man with a gun several blocks away, police said.

Police stopped the man near the Capitol, a Washington police spokesman said. There were no shots figured during the incident, a separate representative of the Washington police said.

Reporting by David Morgan and Ian Simpson; Editing by Tim Ahmann

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