Firing at Us Capitol: The US Parliament House is shaken once again. There is news of firing outside the US Parliament. After the riots on January 6, two policemen were trampled by a vehicle here on Friday, in which one was killed. The US Capitol building has since been locked down. It is being told that the police has shot the suspect. A policeman is undergoing treatment in the hospital.
The police closed the US Capitol on Friday afternoon (local time) after receiving information about the firing in the area. The US Capitol Police say that all Capitol buildings have been closed ‘due to external security threats’ and employees have been informed that they cannot ‘enter’ or ‘exit’ the buildings.
🚨🚨A helicopter just landed on the east front of the Capitol. I’ve never seen anything like this before. ever. pic.twitter.com/LxV0mywRSe
— Jake Sherman (@JakeSherman) April 2, 2021
Explain that this incident of car collision and firing occurred at a search post near Capitol. The incident brought back memories of the uproar caused by a mob entering the US Capitol nearly three months ago when members of the US Parliament were voting in connection with the victory of Joe Biden on the presidency.
Car driver suspected of knife
Capitol police said that one person hit two police officers with a vehicle and in this case a suspect was detained. He said that an officer has been seriously injured in this incident. Officials said that it appeared that the driver of the car had a knife, after which the police opened fire.
Capitol Hill in the spotlight
The name of Capitol Hill has been in the news since the beginning of the year. On 6 January, Trump supporters attacked this symbol of American democracy. After this, the FBI had feared the riots on 20 January. Let us tell you that on January 20, the 46th President of America, Joe Biden was sworn in in front of Capitol Hill.