LIVE UPDATES: Capitol locked down, officer and armed suspect dead after barricade crash
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.
One of the officers later died from his wounds, according to Fox News’ Jacqui Heinrich.
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.