Washington, DC: Reported Pipe Bomb Forces Closure of N. Capitol Street

December 20, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

A reported pipe bomb at Tyler House Homes in Washington, D.C. on Friday prompted the closure of N. Capitol St. NW between P and M Streets, in addition to other roads. But the DC Police Department said around 3:20 p.m. that the investigation is over and all streets have re-opened, with he exception of service road 1200 block of N Capitol south.

New York Avenue was also closed, between 1st St. NW and 1st St. NE.

“Traffic is a mess on all streets surrounding North Capitol and New York NW where possible pipe bomb found,” said Paul Wagner of Fox News via Twitter. “Bumper to bumper.”

The threat was purportedly targeted 1200 North Capitol Street NW, or Tyler House Homes.

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