The U.S. Capitol is on lockdown and two Capitol Cops have been injured, officers confirmed.
A suspect is in custody and has additionally been transported to the hospital with the officers, Capitol Police said. There are studies the suspect “rammed a car into two USCP officers,” the officers stated.
The incident came about on the northwestern entrance of the U.S. Capitol, the place senators and employees usually enter the constructing. The outermost fenced perimeter police arrange within the wake of the Jan. 6 assault was eliminated final week, opening the world to public site visitors.
Footage from exterior Congress confirmed two stretchers and a big gathering of regulation enforcement officers.
Congress is presently on recess and lawmakers are out of city. President Joe Biden is presently at Camp David receiving details about the incident, the White Home stated.
The extent of the accidents is unclear, however a Capitol Police officer informed WBHnews’s Arthur Delaney that “somebody received shot.”
It is a creating story. Please verify again for updates.
Igor Bobic contributed reporting.
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