Capitol Police Officer Discharges Weapon Inside Breakroom at Cannon Office Building

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WASHINGTON – A Capitol Police officer has been suspended after discharging a gun Tuesday morning inside the Cannon House Office Building, police said.

“The Capitol Police’s Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR) is investigating the discharge of a USCP weapon inside a breakroom in the Cannon Office Building,” U.S. Capitol police said in a statement. “The officer has been suspended while OPR investigates the incident.”

“At this time, we cannot say more as this is an open investigation,” a spokesperson told Fox News.

The Cannon House Office Building, often called the “Old House Office Building,” completed in 1908, is the oldest congressional office building.

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