According to police in Washington DC, at least four people have died during riots at the US Capitol on Tuesday, Report mentions, citing the foreign press.
Three people died from medical emergencies, according to law enforcement. One woman was shot by Capitol Police.
“We will not know the cause of death – we believe some medical emergency,” Washington DC’s Metropolitan Police Department chief Robert Contee said on Tuesday night. “The gunshot wound victim … she is the one transported from the scene to an area hospital.”
At least 52 people have been arrested, mostly for breaking curfew, according to the chief.
Donald Trump-supporting rioters breached the halls of Congress on Tuesday afternoon, forcing staff and lawmakers to barricade themselves in offices and take cover under chairs in the House after both chambers convened to formally count the Electoral College results from the 2020 presidential election.