Hundreds of Trump fans sieged the Capitol building on Wednesday and a woman was shot as bloody clashes erupted in Congress.
The female was shot in the neck and is in critical condition, while tear gas was fired by police in sickening scenes.
The National Guard was deployed as officials attempted to take back the building and gain control, CNN reported.
DC Mayor Muriel Bowser declared a riot at the US Capitol building during an evening press conference.
Around 5:40pm, the Sergeant-at-Arms announced the Capitol was secure, the Huffington Post reported.
The chaos came as members of Congress were meeting to vote and certify the election results.
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