UPDATE Gunfire Reported: U.S. Capitol on Lockdown After Car Crashes Barrier (Two Police Officers Injured)

UPDATE Gunfire Reported: U.S. Capitol on Lockdown After Car Crashes Barrier (Two Police Officers Injured)


The U.S. Capitol is under a lockdown after a car crashed into a security barrier near the building located on Independence Avenue. A Congressional reporter posted a copy of the alert sent out as well as video of the police response as seen from the East Front of the Capitol on the House side.

UPDATE AT END: Two officers injured.

More Update: DC Fire and EMS radio traffic reports several gunshot victims, “Again, per @dcfireems Battalion Fire Chief 6:3 shot 1 transported by Capitol Police DC medics transporting two more Sounds to be two Capitol Police officer and either victim or shooter”

Again, per @dcfireems Battalion Fire Chief 6:

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3 shot
1 transported by Capitol Police
DC medics transporting two more

Sounds to be two Capitol Police officer and either victim or shooter #breaking #capitolshooting

— Jonathan Clifford (@JClifford33) April 2, 2021

WUSA reporter Mike Valero: “BREAKING — 3 TOTAL SHOT AT US CAPITOL — per law enforcement source

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