Congressman Henry Cuellar carjacked at gunpoint in Washington

Congressman Cuellar was carjacked at gunpoint Monday.

“As Congressman Cuellar was parking his car this evening, 3 armed assailants approached the Congressman and stole his vehicle. Luckily, he was not harmed and is working with local law enforcement. Thank you to Metro PD and Capitol Police for their swift action and for recovering the Congressman’s vehicle,” his statement read.

In a statement to ABC News the department said: “There was a report of an armed carjacking that came in at approximately 9:32 pm at the intersection of New Jersey and K Street, Southeast. We do not have victim information at this time.”

As of Sunday, there were 750 carjackings in Washington, 75% of which involved guns, per D.C. Police.