Shots fired, driver arrested in incident at US Capitol

US Capitol Police have arrested a female motorist who hit a police cruiser and tried to run over several officers at a checkpoint on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, local media reported. Several shots were fired but no one was injured.

Multiple police cars have been spotted outside the US Botanic Garden, on the south side of the Capitol reflecting pool.

A notice sent to area offices tells of unspecified Capitol Police activity at the intersection of Washington and Independence avenues, but the Capitol complex itself has not been locked down, according to one reporter from The Hill…. [read more]

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