WASHINGTON — A U.S. Capitol Police officer was killed Friday after a automotive rammed a safety barricade defending the advanced, locking down the constructing for 2 hours and reigniting tensions in a metropolis nonetheless struggling to return to normalcy after the lethal Jan. 6 rebel.
Based on Capitol Police, a person drove his automotive into two officers after which crashed into the barricade. The motive force exited the automobile with a knife, “lunged” at one of many officers and was shot by police, officers mentioned.
The suspect was taken into custody. He and the 2 severely injured officers have been transported to hospitals, the place one officer and the suspect died, officers mentioned.