U.S. Capitol Locked Down As Trump Supporters Breach The Building
U.S. Capitol Police say they have locked down all buildings within the U.S. Capitol complex as violent supporters of President Trump have breached the Capitol building and continue to clash with police.
Police have alerted individuals to shelter in place, citing a "security threat inside the building."
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, a Republican ally of Trump's, confirmed on Fox News Wednesday afternoon that he heard on a Capitol Police radio that there were "shots fired" in the building.
"People are hurt," he said.
At least one woman could be seen during live cable coverage being rolled out on a stretcher from the Capitol Building, visibly bleeding.
Trump tweeted: "I am asking for everyone at the U.S. Capitol to remain peaceful. No violence! Remember, WE are the Party of Law & Order – respect the Law and our great men and women in Blue. Thank you!"