Police Open Fire After Driver Strikes Cop Car Near U.S. Capitol

Man arrested after the incident at the base of Capitol Hill, and no one was injured, a police spokeswoman said.

Police stand guard after a shooting at Capitol Hill in Washington on March 28, 2016.
Reuters

U.S. Capitol Police officers opened fire after a man drove into a police cruiser near the Capitol and then tried to run over officers on Wednesday, a spokeswoman for Washington's Metropolitan Police Department said.

The man was arrested after the incident at the base of Capitol Hill, and no one was injured, the spokeswoman said.