Police Open Fire After Driver Strikes Cruiser Near U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON, March 29 (Reuters) - U.S. Capitol Police officers opened fire after a man drove into a police cruiser near the Capitol and then tried to run over officers on Wednesday, a spokeswoman for Washington’s Metropolitan Police Department said.


The man was arrested after the incident at the base of Capitol Hill, and no one was injured, the spokeswoman said.






(Reporting by Ian Simpson; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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WASHINGTON, March 29 (Reuters) – U.S. Capitol Police officers opened fire after a man drove into a police cruiser near the Capitol and then tried to run over officers on Wednesday, a spokeswoman for Washington’s Metropolitan Police Department said.

The man was arrested after the incident at the base of Capitol Hill, and no one was injured, the spokeswoman said.

(Reporting by Ian Simpson; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

— This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.

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Police Open Fire After Driver Strikes Cruiser Near U.S. Capitol