UPDATE 6:10 PM on January 6th, 2021

According to Fox News, the woman who was shot during the incident at the US Capitol complex has died.  She was shot at approximately 3 PM.

Additionally, they are reporting that three devices that look like pipe bombs have been found near the Capitol.


UPDATE 4:10 PM on January 6th, 2021

According to Fox News, the entire Washington DC National Guard (about 1,800 troops) has been mobilized.  Additionally, the Virginia National Guard will be sending 200 troops, but it could take several hours for them to arrive.

The UK publication Metro is reporting that a bomb has been found on the grounds of the Capitol.

Original story follows...


UPDATE 3:50 PM on January 6th, 2021

According to Fox News, President Trump has authorized the use of the National Guard to contain the situation at the US Capitol.  Additionally, a city-wide curfew will go into effect in Washington DC at 6 PM.

Original story follows...


UPDATE 3:30 PM on January 6th, 2021

News Center Maine is reporting one person has been shot.  Their condition is not immediately known.

Original story follows...


According to Fox News, violence has erupted as Congress met to certify the Electoral College results.

Pro-Trump protesters forced their way into the United States Capitol building and were attempting to force their way into the House chamber.

Lawmakers have been told to wear gas masks over concerns about tear gas.

Vice President Pence has been evacuated from the Capitol.

This story will continue to be updated...


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