UPDATE: A Capitol Police Officer is dead after a man rammed into a Capitol barrier today.
(Washington, DC) -- A US Capital Police officer is dead, another is hospitalized. A suspect is dead after a breach of a security barrier outside the U.S. Capitol today. Police say a car rammed the two officers and crashed into a barrier. The driver jumped out with a knife and was shot by police. The Capitol and surrounding office buildings remain on lockdown. Security has been greatly enhanced since the deadly January 6th attack on the Capitol. The House and Senate are not in session this week and the normal population of the Capitol is greatly diminished.