Lockdown on Washington state Capitol campus lifted after reported gunshot

Heavily armed officers swarmed the Washington State Capitol Campus on Wednesday after an unconfirmed report of gunshots

Heavily armed officers swarmed the Washington State Capitol Campus on Wednesday after an unconfirmed report of gunshots

Buildings at the Washington State Capitol Campus were briefly placed on lockdown on Wednesday after police received a report of shots fired in the area, authorities said.

Police at the scene of a lockdown and possible active shooter situation at the Washington state capitol campus in Olympia.

The Washington State Patrol lifted the lockdown around 10:30 a.m.

Patrol cars block the entrance of the Washington Department of Licensing building as officers investigate reports of a possible gunshot
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A number of troopers responded to the scene and searched in the area of the state Department of Natural Resources, state Department of Licensing and Office Building 2.

A man inside the Natural Resources Building tweeted he heard gunshots. "All of our buildings are on lockdown due to reports of an active shooter two blocks away from our office", the press office official said. The patrol says nothing was found. Check back for updates.

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