It is reported by CNN, citing sources.

According to the TV company, we are talking about a resident of Virginia Wesley Alan Beeler.

He tried to enter a closed area.

He carried a pistol and over 500 rounds of ammunition.

Earlier, federal prosecutors in the US state of Arizona retracted their statement that the participants in the riots in the Capitol intended to capture and kill congressmen.

On January 6, a protest rally of supporters of the current US President Donald Trump took place in Washington, which turned into riots. The demonstrators broke into the building of the Congress, where the procedure for approving the results of the presidential elections was taking place. The riots killed five people.