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I want to bring you in on this because we’re getting a disturbing report right now we we knew that shots had been fired that have been confirmed by among others the republican leader of the house kevin mccarthy now our own sam sweeney is reporting that that a woman was shot in the neck cpr was administered is our understanding our team is reporting that there has been this one woman shocked that she is receiving treatment but of course we did hear from leader mccarthy saying that it was his understanding that shots were also fired this obviously is all very fluid but we are getting just you know a more complete picture of the real chaos and fear inside the capitol inside the chamber and george all of this is coming of course as we are now seeing a growing number of republicans demanding that the president do more saying calls to for peaceful protests calls for calm are not enough that the president has to come out and urge his supporters to back off we heard marco rubio who often supports the president on many issues saying that that he needs to ask those doing this to stand down and also urging the president to send more resources saying there is nothing patriotic about what we are seeing another republican representative mike gallagher of wisconsin saying that what we are witnessing these are his words our absolute banana republic crap in the united states urging saying donald trump you need to call this off he of course is also a former marine leaders like mccarthy are coming out calling this un-american unpatriotic and shameful but the question is will the president go further and say not just urge peace but urge his supporters to back off and end this siege well something more is going to have to happen at this point want to go to rachel scott who was rachel you were on the scene as you saw this victim being wheeled out i did george it was just right over here we saw those ambulances rush in and within 15 minutes

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they brought out a woman on a stretcher rushed her inside we did see blood gushing from her did appear to have a bit of a wound there they were trying to do cpr and they drove her away and i just want to talk about the perspective that we’re that to give you a perspective of how things have turned here this area right here george this was all blocked off earlier in the day just a few hours ago so for these demonstrators for these protesters to get up to the steps of the capitol they had to climb over these gates right here they had to rush past all of the dc police that were here and then they had to storm up to the steps of the capitol they got so close that they were banging on the windows and of course we know that they had breached and had gone inside it is a remarkable scene playing out here it’s tense it’s chaotic we’ve actually had to move back because of some of the clashes that we have seen just behind me we’ve seen fbi storm inside as well as dc police but again as you have members of congress huddled under their desk outside here on the steps of the u.s capitol you have supporters of the president chanting fight for trump chanting usa and chanting do not retreat george scott thanks very much mike pence has now tweeted violence must stop and must stop now hi everyone george stephanopoulos here thanks for checking out the abc news youtube channel if you’d like to get more videos show highlights and watch live event coverage click on the right over here to subscribe to our channel and don’t forget to download the abc news app for breaking news alerts thanks for watching

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