Security increased at Washington state Capitol following attack in DC

An attack outside the U.S. Capitol that left one officer dead and another injured prompted state patrol to heighten security in Olympia.

OLYMPIA, Wash — The Washington State Patrol increased security out of “an abundance of caution” at the state Capitol in Olympia following a deadly attack that left one officer dead in Washington, DC.

State patrol vehicles are blocking vehicle access into the area of the Legislative Building and its surroundings. 

State patrol is monitoring the events at the U.S. Capitol and said “there’s no indication of any additional/specific threat here at the state capitol.”

One U.S. Capitol Police officer died and

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