“(The United States Capitol Police) are responding to the vehicle entry and exit points along the North Barricade on (Constitution) Avenue. It is reported that someone had rammed a vehicle into two USCP officers. A suspect was detained. Two officers were injured. All three have been injured. Was taken to the hospital.” USCP said in a tweet on Friday.
The USCP’s initial alert warned of “external security threats” to the Capitol, and a notice issued by the complex’s PA system told everyone that everyone must stay indoors and stay away from windows.
Lauren Fox of CNN reported that ambulances and helicopters were seen outside the building. I saw a person on the stretcher.
DC Fire spokesperson Vito Maggiolo said the department is responding to the reported shooting on Capitol North Road and there are signs that they will transport patients.
This story is discontinued and will be updated.