News ID: 189988
Published: 0756 GMT March 29, 2017

Police: Driver attempted to run over Capitol officers

Police: Driver attempted to run over Capitol officers

A driver has attempted to run into a police cruiser near the US Congress in Washington DC, authorities said.

Early on Wednesday, a driver was taken into custody after he hit the vehicle of Capitol Police officers, attempting to run them down.

According to a Metropolitan Police Department spokesperson, no one was injured in the incident.

Some sources said that shots were also heard near the Capitol building.

The incident happened on Independence Avenue around 9:30 a.m. ET, police said.

Police have also said that the incident appeared unrelated to terrorism.

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