Willian “Billy” Evans
The Capitol Police officer killed by Noah Green, a follower of Nation of Islam, was identified Friday afternoon as William “Billy” Evans, an 18-year veteran who was with the department’s first responders unit.
The U.S. Capitol is under a lockdown after a car crashed into a security barrier near the building located on Constitution Avenue.
The driver, 25-year-old Noah Green, rammed the barrier on Senate side and exited the vehicle armed with a large blade.
The Capitol Police engaged Green and shot him dead.
Unfortunately, Capitol Police officer Billy Evans passed away.
According to the Associated Press, Green stabbed one of the police officers.
Two law enforcement officials told The Associated Press that the suspect stabbed one of the officers. The officials spoke to AP were not authorized to publicly discuss the pending investigation and spoke on condition of anonymity.
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