Scenes from Gunfire Incident Outside U.S. Capitol

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The west side of the U.S. Capitol in September 2013.

The U.S. Capitol was placed on lockdown on Thursday after reports of gunshots were made in the area, according to Capitol Police.

The lockdown was lifted around 3 p.m. after a female suspect was found dead on Capitol Hill.

Here are scenes from the incident from lawmakers and journalists who were there.