December 7, 2022

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USA | Capitol: Man crashes burning vehicle into congressional barricade, opens fire before killing himself | Washington | the world

A man set his vehicle on fire before crashing into a barricade near the Capitol America before opening fire indiscriminately and taking his own life with the gun, security sources told public network PBS.

The incident, which happened early Sunday morning US time, did not result in many injuries, according to these sources, who did not provide further details on the identity or motives of the person responsible for the incident.

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The vehicle slammed into a barricade at Second and East Capitol streets, and the individual took his own life on the east side in front of the U.S. Legislative headquarters.

The police, who are investigating the incident, He had no indication that the man had targeted any members of Congress because the agency was on vacation.

He also said none of his agents fired at the man. No one else was injured.

A police officer was killed and a colleague was injured in 2021 when another vehicle crashed into the Capitol block.

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