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Supreme Court warning as ‘man sets himself on fire’ in Washington DC with ‘screams of agony’ heard in shock video

A MEDICAL helicopter landed near the US Capitol after a man allegedly set himself on fire on the Supreme Court steps.

“Screams of agony” can be heard in shocking video captured at the scene.

A helicopter has landed near the Supreme Court building

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A helicopter has landed near the Supreme Court building

Park police reportedly told FOX reporter Chad Pergram that a helicopter landed on the steps of the Supreme Court building to attend to the man.

Rose Wagner was on her way for a jog when she spotted a heavy police presence and the helicopter on the Supreme Court steps.

“Someone set themselves on fire in front of the court,” an official told her.

The US Capitol Police confirmed via Twitter that a medical helicopter had landed “near the Capitol” for a medical emergency.

They stated that this was “not a public safety issue”.

A handful of roads were closed when the helicopter landed in the area, but they have all since reopened.

Capitol Police and the Supreme Court Police have not yet returned a request for comment.

The investigations are ongoing.

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