Welch told Eyewitness News that children were trampled, parents knocked over children and eggs were stolen out of peoples’ baskets. Peterson said the crowd was “kind of like locusts.”
One person is in custody after gunshots reportedly were fired at the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center, according to The Associated Press.
“No one will be allowed to enter or exit any buildings,” the police emailed all Capitol buildings. “You may move about within the buildings and underground between buildings.”