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US Capitol shooting 'act of a single person', say police

Police have shot and wounded an armed man as he tried to enter the US Capitol building's visitor centre in Washington.

A female bystander suffered minor injuries when officers fired at him.

Speaking to reporters in Washington, the chief of Capitol Police, Matthew Verderosa, said he believed the suspect acted alone.

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