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Three Ohio men attempt to carry semi-automatic weapons to the W.Va. Capitol

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Three men have been cited after authorities say they brought semi-automatic weapons to the West Virginia Capitol.

News outlets report Capitol police encountered the men Monday outside the building in Charleston.

It's unclear whether the group had any ill intent.

The three men who were issued citations are from Ohio.

They were released after being cited.

An official says visitors at the Capitol are not allowed to enter the building with guns.

Stay with WVVA for updates.

Bailey Pace

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