Car that rammed into two Capitol Police officers, killing one, had Virginia plates, NBC News reports

U.S. Capitol Police officers stand near a car that crashed into a barrier on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, April 2, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) (Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)

UPDATE - 3:51 p.m.

NBC News is reporting that the suspect who died after the incident at the Capitol Friday afternoon was identified as 25-year-old Noah Green, of Indiana.

Reports say he more recently may have lived in Virginia as the car he was driving that rammed into two police officers had Virginia license plates.


ORIGINAL STORY

Authorities said there are one suspect and one officer dead after a Capitol attack that caused the Capitol to go on lockdown Friday afternoon.

The Capitol went on lockdown around 1 p.m. after officers responded to reports of a shooting and that an individual had rammed into two police officers.

“(US Capitol Police) is responding to the North Barricade vehicle access point along (Constitution) Avenue for reports someone rammed a vehicle into two USCP officers. A suspect is in custody. Both officers are injured. All three have been transported to the hospital,” USCP said in a tweet Friday.


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