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Capitol Placed on Lockdown Over Apparent External Threat

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The U.S. Capitol complex was placed on lockdown Friday after a vehicle rammed into two police officers, law enforcement confirmed.

*Follow all of the events on the Breitbart News Live Wire below. All times in eastern.**

1:40 P.M. — The suspect allegedly exited the vehicle with a knife and shot by USCP. 

1:26 P.M. —USCP has responded to the North Barricade vehicle access point amid reports that an individual rammed a vehicle into two USCP officers. Both officers were wounded. The suspect is in custody. Both the officers and suspect are en route to a nearby hospital for medical treatment.

Reporters are sharing videos of the scene:

1:10 P.M. —U.S. Capitol Police have sent out an alert notifying that Capitol buildings are under lockdown “due to an external security threat.” Staff members have been told they could not enter or exit the buildings.

This story is developing. Check Breitbart News for updates.

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