The US Capitol has been locked down with lawmakers inside as violent clashes break out between police and supporters of President Donald Trump.
Supporters of outgoing US President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol Building on Wednesday, forcing the evacuation of senators.
According to some unverified reports, shots were heard inside the building.
The US Senate abruptly went to an emergency recess during its Electoral College debate after the building was locked down.
Supporters of Donald Trump were seen breaching barricades, roaming the building and later pounding on the door of the US House Chamber in an attempt to get in.