Capitol on lockdown, two officers struck by vehicle

April 2, 2021 / 1.2K views

At least two Capitol police were injured when a car breached a barrier.

As stated by ABC 7 NY:

Capitol Police opened fire after a vehicle occupied "by a single individual, the driver, sought to ram the north barrier at the Capitol" in Washington, D.C., according to a federal official.
Two officers are said to be injured, one critically, law enforcement sources told ABC News.



The NY Times also reported on this, saying "The Capitol Police said Friday that a suspect was in custody after two officers had been struck and injured by a vehicle near the heavily guarded northern entrance to the U.S. Capitol. The Capitol complex was locked down, as the agency instructed staff to remain indoors, away from doors and windows, as eyewitnesses posted videos of a large law enforcement response. “A suspect is in custody,” the Capitol Police said on Twitter. “Both officers are injured. All three have been transported to the hospital.”

Fox News identified the suspect. They posted "Sources have identified the suspect in a deadly Capitol attack as Noah Green, a 25-year-old from Indiana with ties to Virginia and the Nation of Islam. Green allegedly slammed his sedan into two police officers near the Capitol’s North Barricade, the entrance where congress members and their aides come and go.The attack killed U.S. Capitol Police Officer William "Billy" Evans and injured another officer, who was still hospitalized Friday evening in stable condition."

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Source: nytimes / Last Edited by: Frank

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