Capitol police are working to block off a section of streets near the Capitol, and have sealed off some entrances to the Capitol itself.
Let's pray this isn't the doing of a crazed anti-abortion protester. What a step in the wrong direction for the cause of life.
UPDATE: The incident was not politically motivated, according to police. A theft occurred at Union Station, a large shopping center and metro hub right near the Capitol. The thief escaped in a car and was pursued by police until they emerged from their car with a gun and began shooting. Police returned fire, and the suspect was taken down. More updates as we get them.