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At least two people injured after security incident outside US Capitol

Two US Capitol cops were injured when they were hit by a car that smashed through a barrier Friday afternoon, officials said.

One suspect was taken into custody, police said, and the building was placed on lockdown.

A car is scene moments after it crashed into a barrier at the Capitol.

Cellphone video clips showed a helicopter landing near the Capitol before taking off a short time later.

A photo also shows a dark sedan with its front end crumpled against a white metal, pop-up barricade with the words “STOP” in red.

Two US Capitol cops were injured in the incident.

The driver’s door and trunk were also open as authorities gathered around a band of yellow caution tape.

There were unconfirmed initial reports of a shooting.

The incident took place amid heavy security put in place following the deadly Capitol riot on Jan. 6.

Per: NYP

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