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The United States Capitol went into lockdown Friday afternoon amid reports of gunfire and a security incident involving a car that slammed into two police officers. A suspect is in custody and both officers were injured, according to the US Capitol Police.
CRITICAL INCIDENT: USCP is responding to the North Barricade vehicle access point along Independence Avenue for reports someone rammed a vehicle into two USCP officers. A suspect is in custody. Both officers are injured. All three have been transported to the hospital. pic.twitter.com/4TXIdulJc6
— U.S. Capitol Police (@CapitolPolice) April 2, 2021
President Joe Biden is currently away at Camp David.
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