Tag Archives: Capitol Hill

Shots Fired On Capitol Hill After Driver Attempts To Run Down DC Police, Suspect In Custody [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: Shots were fired this morning near the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. U.S. Capitol Police responded to the area at Washington Ave and Independence Ave, which is located near the U.S. Botanic Garden and the Rayburn House office building. The suspect apparently struck a Capitol Police cruiser and then tried running over several officers who were on …

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Man Sets Himself On Fire On National Mall

Capitol Hill was rocked by another bizarre incident late this afternoon when a man set himself on fire on the National Mall. The Associated Press reports: The reason for the self-immolation was not immediately clear and the man’s identity was not disclosed. But it occurred in public view, on a central national gathering place, in a city still rattled by …

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Capitol Hill On Lockdown After Gunshots

Members of Congress ordered to shelter in place… #BREAKING: Source says female suspect reported dead on scene at U.S. Capitol. — ABC News (@ABC) October 3, 2013 UPDATE: It appears that the shooting was related to a car chase that ended near the Capitol Building. DC police have now lifted the lockdown. I’ll update this post if this incident was …

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