Incident

7-24-1998 District of Columbia Washington 4-1

Location

July 24, 1998

United States Capitol
Incident Address
Washington, District of Columbia

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Participant Characteristics:
    • Law Enforcement
  • Name: Officer Douglas McMillan
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Angela Dickerson
  • Age: 23
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Participant Characteristics:
    • Law Enforcement
  • Name: Jacob Chestnut
  • Age: 58
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Participant Characteristics:
    • Law Enforcement
  • Name: Detective John M. Gibson
  • Age: 42
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Russell Eugene Weston Jr
  • Age: 41
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured, Arrested

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, or suicide)
  • Officer Involved Incident
  • Officer Involved Shooting - subject/suspect/perpetrator shot
  • Police Targeted
  • Mass Shooting (4+ victims injured or killed excluding the subject/suspect/perpetrator, one location)
  • Political Violence
  • Backfill

Notes

suspect entered the building through a staff-only Document Door on the East Front;

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Handgun

District

Congressional District: 98
State Senate District: 2
State House District: 2