(DCWatchdog.com) – BREAKING NOW: While the United States Capitol Police have not confirmed this incident yet, reports indicate that a vehicle was intentionally set on fire late last night and crashed into a barricade at the United States Capitol in Washington, DC.
Reports also indicate that a man exited the vehicle and began firing a weapon.
The location was a barricade at 2nd Street and East Capitol Street.
The man eventually shot and killed himself on the east side of the Capitol.
The initial reports came from PBS. You can see the tweets about the incident published by a reporter for PBS below.
The man is as yet unidentified, and his motive for the attack is also unknown.
THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS REPORT FROM THE DC WATCHDOG.
I'm told the barricade rammed was at 2nd and East Capitol and it was up, in the raised position (so as to stop a vehicle).
One source says the man killed himself on the east front area of the Capitol.
— Lisa Desjardins (@LisaDNews) August 14, 2022