The shooting occurred at the Capitol in Washington

The shooting occurred near the Capitol building in the US capital, Washington, FoxNews reported.

On Friday, an alert system was activated in the building, warning of an external threat: all employees were temporarily banned from entering or leaving any buildings in the complex.

Later, the police informed that the car rammed the checkpoint at the Capitol – two law enforcement officers were injured, they were taken to hospitals by ambulance.

According to the police, the guards had to use weapons – the man driving the car is currently detained.

Now the streets adjacent to the Capitol are temporarily closed, and special services officers are working at the incident scene.

Author: Steve Cowan
Graduated From Princeton University. He has been at the Free Press since October 2014. Previously worked as a regional entertainment editor.
Function: Chief-Editor
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