WASHINGTON, D.C — A suspicious package was found Wednesday morning near Rep. Tim Walz’s office in the Longworth Building near the Capitol. The seventh floor, where the package was discovered, was locked down soon after. The building was evacuated around 3:30 p.m. At about 5:40 p.m. the building was re-opened. No word on what was in the package.
According to Roll Call, the Capitol Police respond to several suspicious packages a day, but rarely is a building evacuated.