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Real-time: Capitol Hill shooting as it happened

  • Woman shot near Capitol after speeding from White House, according to police
  • Tweet: 'Not sure what just happened but 10 shots fired'
Real-time: Capitol Hill shooting as it happened

A woman was shot Wednesday afternoon by police after allegedly trying to drive through a Pennsylvania Avenue barricade near the White House, then speeding toward the Capitol and running red lights, according to a source who spoke with CNN.

As the incident played out, the Capitol was placed on lockdown and many people in the immediate area began tweeting what was going on in those minutes of confusion and fear. Here is a real-time recap of the event as it was happening:

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