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Gunman arrested near U.S. Capitol


The Associated Press

WASHINGTON D.C. — U.S. Capitol Police arrested a man carrying a rifle outside the Capitol building Friday, authorities said.

The man was in custody and no one was injured, police spokeswoman Sgt. Kimberly Schneider.

An officer first spotted the man near Union Station, about two blocks from the Capitol. A car belonging to the suspect was being searched.

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