Sunday 19 January 2020

Police open fire after driver strikes police car near U.S. Capitol

Woman was shot between the chest and shoulder by her daughter
Woman was shot between the chest and shoulder by her daughter
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

U.S. Capitol Police officers opened fire after a man drove into a police cruiser near the Capitol and then tried to run over officers on Wednesday, a spokeswoman for Washington's Metropolitan Police Department said.

The man was arrested after the incident at the base of Capitol Hill, and no one was injured, the spokeswoman said.

Reuters

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