Friday, May 26, 2006

Breaking: Shots Fired in Rayburn House Office Bldg at the Capital

The Rayburn House Office Building - Capital Complex on Lockdown in Washington D.C.
Reports: Shots have been fired in garage level-parking area.
Capital Police are searching room to room.
Will Update soon....... More at Fox News
Police sealed off the U.S. Capitol Friday after reports of gunfire in a House office building across the street...Blackberry message: This is a message from the U.S. Capitol Police

1. If you are in the Rayburn HOB then Shelter in Place. Quickly move into the nearest interior office space or interior hallway and away from windows. The Capitol Police are investigating reports of gunfire in the Rayburn HOB.
2. If nearby, grab Go-Kits and personal belongings.
3. Close doors behind you, but do not lock.
4. Remain calm.
5. Await further instructions. Do not leave the building.
Via Drudge Report and here.
Update: Four (4) ambulances have arrived. Via AP
Terrorist Task Force, FBI....have been called in.
Update: 12:00 p.m.
News Conference Scheduled at Noon.
Approx: 10:30 a.m. Shots were reported and info still coming in.
Update: Two women reported to Cap Hill police - man hiding in gym with a gun.
White Male - 5'11" , 175 lbs. Next Update News Conference scheduled at 1:15 p.m.
Woman taken away on gurney - (Not gunshot related)
Update: News Conference Update re-scheduled for 1:30 p.m.
Update: Rep. Jack Kington (R-Ga) is live blogging
UPDATE: 3:20 p.m. ALL CLEAR at Rayburn Bldg
UPDATE: 3:50 p.m. -Live Press Conference
Loud noise that sounded like gunfire came from construction work. Thumbs Up for the Capital Police and all law enforcement involved.

HUMM...It makes you think of Cynthia McKinney (D-Ga) bypassing security without her CONGRESSIONAL PIN. In my opinion, everyone should have to go through the Capital Police.

Others Blogging:
Stop the ACLU - Expose the Left - Hot Air - The Political Pit Bull - Gribbit's Word - The Sandbox - Freedom Watch - Blue Crab Boulevard - Gawfer -
UPDATE from Big Dog Weblog that linked with:
"There has been no confirmation that when Capital Police said “shots in the garage” Ted Kennedy ran down there with a glass. "

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