Shots have been fired in the US Senate chamber during an armed standoff between police and patriots attempting to breach the room, according to reports.
A female Trump supporter has been removed from the building on a stretcher, covered in blood, on live television after reportedly being shot in the neck.
SHOTS FIRED INSIDE CHAMBERS pic.twitter.com/RRzmgjpRd6
— RealisT (@Realistqx) January 6, 2021
Shots fired!!! pic.twitter.com/eSFI8FVZ1n
— Javier Manjarres (@JavManjarres) January 6, 2021
Reports of shots fired on Capitol Hill. Police on their way. pic.twitter.com/ixHbQBQxth
— Charlotte Cuthbertson (@charlottecuthbo) January 6, 2021
UPDATE: Me & several other reporters we’re locked inside the Senate chamber w/ full Senate body shortly after 2pm. Pence was evacuated before we were locked in
At 2:29pm police on Senate floor shouted: “SHOTS FIRED. MOVE AWAY FROM THE DOORS”
At 2:31pm everyone was evacuated
— Alayna Treene (@alaynatreene) January 6, 2021
Brian Stelter tweeted, “NBC captured