Pastor Larry Russel Dawson Clears the Capital

Share Button

At Capitol Visitor Center. Shortly before 2:40 PM today, an armed individual attempted to enter the Capitol Visitor Center security screening facility, the US Capitol Police Board said in a statement to Congressional community.

“Shots were fired and within minutes the individual was apprehended. The individual was then taken to a local hospital. This resulted in the Capitol Complex being locked down, and staff and visitors ordered to shelter in place. A bystander received non-life threatening injuries in the incident and is also being treated at hospital,” it said.

US Capitol Police Chief Matthew Verderosa told reporters he ruled out a terrorist incident.

The individual was identified as Pastor Larry Russell Dawson of Antioch, Tennessee.


Share Button

1 Comment

  1. Just what I was looking for, thankyou for posting.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.