Tuesday 20 February 2018

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

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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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