Man dies after crashing car, firing gunshots near U.S. Capitol
Updated 22:45, 14-Aug-2022

An unidentified man set his car on fire and drove into a U.S. Capitol barricade before exiting his vehicle early Sunday, U.S. Capitol Police said, adding that he then fired shots into the air and shot himself dead.

Police said that no one else was injured. The man and his background are being investigated by the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, which did not immediately release the man's identity or any details of his motives.

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