Obama briefed on reports of gunfire at U.S. Capitol

October 3, 2013

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama has been briefed on reports of gunfire on Washington's Capitol Hill on Thursday, a White House official said, providing no further details on what happened.

White House staff are in touch with law enforcement and monitoring the incident, the official said.

(Reporting by Roberta Rampton; Editing by Sandra Maler)