A man crashed his car into the Capitol Hill gate, started shooting and then committed suicide. The news, initially disclosed by the media, was confirmed by the police. No one would be injured in the crash.
“The car caught fire after the crash, while the man was getting out,” police explained, stating that the man fired several shots in the air and then committed suicide. At the moment, it does not seem that there has been a fire exchange with the agents who intervened on the spot after hearing the sound of the shots. It all happened around 4 in the morning.
At the moment it does not appear that the man intended to specifically attack a member of Congress, closed for the summer break.
The previous. Also in April last year a car crashed into the Capitol Hill gate. Fox news reports. In that case, the attacker, 25-year-old Indiana Noah Green, got out of the vehicle and stabbed two policemen, killing one. Then he himself was killed by the police.
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