The United States Capitol was locked down on Friday due to an “exterior security threat,” as the United States Capitol Police (USCP) said two officers were injured after a car rammed into them and sources said officers shot and killed a suspect.
The suspect exited his car wielding a knife and was shot by the USCP.
- Capitol Police said they shot and the suspect after he allegedly rammed a car into officers
- At least two officers were hurt, and the suspect died of his injuries
- Authorities locked down the Capitol complex
“Due to an exterior security threat, no entry or exit is permitted at this time in any building in the Capitol complex,” a voice announcement throughout the complex sounded.