Capitol Policer officer killed in ramming attack on barricades: chief

Acting Capitol Police Chief Yogananda Pittman briefed reporters on Friday after a man was fatally shot by police after ramming a barricade with a car and reportedly exiting the vehicle with a knife.

Pittman confirmed the suspect is deceased and one Capitol Police officer has died from their injuries. A second Capitol Police officer was hospitalized.

Authorities did not announce a motive and said that the suspect was not known to the Capitol Police Department or Metropolitian Police.


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