The USCP has cleared the external security threat incident located at all of the U.S. Capitol Campus buildings, however the area around the crime scene will continue to be restricted and individuals should follow police direction. Photo courtesy the US Capitol Police
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One police officer killed after car rams barricade at US Capitol

One police officer was killed after a car rammed a barricade at the US Capitol, according to reports.

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One US Capitol Police officer died on Friday and one was injured following a security incident involving a vehicle at the Capitol’s northern barricade. The Capitol grounds were placed under a lockdown following the incident.

US Capitol Police are scheduled to hold a briefing on the incident at 2:45 pm ET. The suspect involved in the incident has died, according to CBS News, ABC News and Bloomberg. President Joe Biden is spending Friday at Camp David, according to the White House.

The suspect involved in the car ramming was killed by Capitol Police.

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