Car Rams 2 Officers at Capitol Barricade; Driver Shot Dead

Both Capitol Police officers were taken to the hospital, with at least one in serious condition.

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Police officers gather near a car that crashed into a barrier on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, April 2, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — A man rammed a car into two Capitol Police officers at a barricade outside the U.S. Capitol on Friday afternoon before being shot to death by authorities when he got out of the vehicle while holding what appeared to be a knife, two law enforcement officials told The Associated Press. Both Capitol Police officers were taken to the hospital, with at least one in serious condition, the officials said. The suspect died…

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