Developing: State Capitol Evacuated due to Bomb Scare

Chandra Sharma
Political Communications, Redistricting and New Media Strategist

I just heard from multiple Assembly staff this morning that the State Capitol has been evacuated due to a bomb scare. I’m told the evacuation interrupted an Assembly floor session. Developing…

UPDATE: Same sources claim that a bomb squad robot has been brought in.

UPDATE II: A just-posted SacBee article by Steve Wiegand provides some further details

UPDATE III: Hearing reports of an explosion, most likely a safety detonation. 1PM: Bomb experts detonate package on Capitol grounds (SacBee)

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