the latest in homeland security
UPDATE: The drama is over. There were two people with a toy gun.
Bravo for our nation's security!
< cough >
"We have information that someone with a gun made an unauthorized entrance into the Cannon office building," U.S. Capitol Police spokeswoman Jessica Gissubel told a local NBC affiliate. The man was possibly carrying a .38 caliber pistol, she said.
--Reuters, which is the only source with a link so far. Everyone else just has breaking news headlines.
UPDATE: Fox has more:
Apparently the suspect approached a police checkpoint at the building, set a backpack down and police detected a gun inside the bag. When the suspect realized the gun had been discovered, he grabbed the bag and ran into the building.
Ok, now it looked like a revolver in his bag. And he may or may not have a gun.