Date: August 14, 2022Author: Nwo Report
When officers heard the gunfire, they started approaching the man when he shot himself, according to DC’s Metropolitan Police Department.
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The incident comes at a time when law enforcement authorities in the US are facing threats following the FBI’s search of ex-President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago residence in Florida.
A man drove his car into the vehicle barricade outside the US Capitol early on Sunday and fired several shots into the air before fatally shooting himself.
The incident occurred at about 4 a.m. at East Capitol Street and Second Street.
Removed from the Capitol just now, car that ran barricade and caught fire over night.
9:02 AM · Aug 14, 2022
According to DC’s Metropolitan Police Department, when officers heard the gunfire, they started approaching the man when he shot himself. Nobody else was hurt as a result of the incident.
Police added that they are handling the investigation of the man’s death and are also looking into his background.
“At this time, it does not appear the man was targeting any Members of Congress, who are on recess, and it does not appear officers fired their weapons,” a statement by the police says.
Sunday’s incident outside the US Capitol came at a time when police officers and FBI agents across the country have been receiving threats following the FBI’s search of former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida earlier this week.
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