What began as a Trump rally to protest the official counting of the vote by congress turned ugly when a group of them broke windows and breached the Capital, Wednesday, December 6th, 2021.

Members of congress and their staff were ushered out as the protesters stormed in. One protesters was shot and killed.

The entire event was a shock to the nation. There remains a lot of confusion and questions. The gallery below is a brief collection of some of the photographs taken during the siege: