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Girl shot, protesters storm US Capitol after Trump MAGA rally

What was supposed to be a busy day in Washington DC turned violent when Trump supporters protested in the city at a large MAGA rally to protest what they believed to be widespread electoral fraud in the November election involving the police of Capital and Metro Washington DC clashed Wednesday.

Tens of thousands of Trump supporters from across the country came to speak out on the day Congress was due to count the votes and officially certify the 2020 presidential election.

This crowd at the Trump rally is INCREDIBLE! Pic.twitter.com/hSCetcCLsb

– Cassandra (@CassyWearsHeels) January 6, 2021

The crowd continues to grow with Trump supporters for today’s rally in Washington, DC. pic.twitter.com/poVMoDPBoa

– Julio Rosas (@ Julio_Rosas11) January 6, 2021

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There is chaos in the Capitol

The situation worsened, however, when a crowd of protesters with MAGA and Trump flags and signs stormed the Capitol itself.

The chaos was captured by local reporters and Twitter users in Washington.

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The police used pepper spray. The Capitol itself has been evacuated.

BREAKING: The joint session of the MOMENT CONGRESS was interrupted because protesters entered the US Capitol. All members, including Mike Pence, were evacuated from the building. pic.twitter.com/E6g5c8QtQC

– Cardinal Conservative (@CardinalConserv) January 6, 2021

The Capitol has been locked and it is unknown how long this will remain in effect.

A 6 p.m. city curfew was put in place that evening, while Washington DC Mayor Muriel Bowser announced on Monday that she would call in the National Guard if the gathering got too out of hand.

As of Wednesday afternoon, President Trump himself called guardsmen to restore peace, but not before a protester was shot dead in the main building.

There were reports of guns being drawn in the Capitol near the Chamber of the House.

The police have drawn guns. We hide behind chairs and tables in the gallery

– Olivia Beavers (@Olivia_Beavers) January 6, 2021

Woman shot and killed

At around 4 p.m. Eastern Time, a graphic video of a young woman who was shot was posted on Twitter.

It is currently unclear who shot the woman. She was in critical condition at a local hospital and is believed to have died from her wounds.

All of this chaos unfolded when thousands of Trump supporters gathered as the Save America march was billed.

Many Trump supporters believe the elections were fraudulent and that many state and federal officials failed to approach and hold those involved, despite the media and fact-checkers insisting that widespread fraud did not occur.

Twitter was full of images of thousands of people peacefully gathered, waving flags.

Tens of thousands of Trump supporters are out and about in DC this morning, packing The Ellipse and now filling much of the space near the Washington Monument as an overflow area to watch the rally #DC #SaveAmericaMarch #WashingtonDC # January6thDC pic.twitter.com/ . PaYZsRXWk3

– Brendan Gutenschwager (@BGOnTheScene) January 6, 2021

About 40 minutes into the hand-to-hand combat, President Trump urged supporters to keep calm and end all violence.

About an hour later, he posted a second tweet asking for silence.

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I ask everyone in the US Capitol to remain peaceful. No violence! Remember, WE are law and order – respect the law and our great men and women in blue. Many Thanks!

– Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 6, 2021

Please support our police and law enforcement in the Capitol. You are really on our country’s side. Stay peaceful!

– Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 6, 2021

There are mixed feelings on social media about what is happening.

Some think that the violence, while not justified, has increased for some time.

Others feel that Conservatives and Republicans are using Antifa’s tactics and that the violence is in no way justified.

Today’s rally could be the last stand for Trump supporters. There are few legal challenges left in battlefield states.

It is currently unclear when the Senate will continue the certification process and question these results.

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