One person has been shot at the United States Capitol, a source with Washington, D.C. paramedics told local media Wednesday afternoon.
A shocking video posted to social media shows the moment that rioters broke glass inside the U.S. Capitol building and police responded with guns drawn.
BREAKING: DC paramedic source tells me one person shot in Capitol. CPR in progress
— Lindsay Watts (@LindsayAWatts) January 6, 2021
Video captured what appears to be paramedics removing an injured person from the building.
House Minority leader Kevin McCarthy (D-CA) confirmed the incident to CBS News.
“Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) confirmed moments ago that shots have been fired inside the U.S. Capitol Building,” the outlet noted. “McCarthy did not say by whom. At least one person has reportedly been carried out of the building on a stretcher.”
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