Der Fahrer, der anschließend mit einem Messer aus dem Wagen stieg, wurde erschossen, wie sie weiter berichtete. Er habe zuvor nicht auf Warnrufe der Sicherheitskräfte reagiert. Weitere Angaben wollten die Beamten aus ermittlungstaktischen Gründen nicht machen.
(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.
(9 hours ago)
(Online seit heute, 0.18 Uhr)
Wegen der Sicherheitsbedrohung nehme man Abstand von der Zusammenkunft, teilte ein demokratischer Berater gestern mit. Die Kapitalpolizei hatte zuvor unter Berufung auf Geheimdienstinformationen gewarnt, dass Extremisten erneut das Kapitol stürmen wollen.
Das Repräsentantenhaus sollte heute über ein Gesetz zur Polizeireform debattieren und abstimmen.
(March 3, 2021)
The “possible” plot, as described by the Capitol Police, appeared to be inspired by the pro-Trump conspiracy theory known as QAnon, according to a senior administration official who reviewed the intelligence warning. Intelligence analysts had spent weeks tracking online chatter ……..
Papathanasiou told WUSA — a local Washington, DC, television news station — that the officer died. Later Thursday, the Capitol Police released a statement stating no officers had died as a result of Wednesday’s riot.
Papathanasiou retracted his statement to WUSA and told CNN the officer was still on life support.
„He had a stroke. I think he’s on life support. We’ve got some misinformation on that. He’s on life support from what I’m hearing,“ Papathanasiou told CNN.
Officer Brian D. Sicknick died at about 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, the Capitol Police said in a statement. He had been with the agency since 2008.
Mr. Sicknick was responding to the riots on Wednesday and “was injured while physically engaging with protesters,” the agency’s statement said, although officials didn’t immediately elaborate on the nature of his injuries or how he interacted with the crowd. After sustaining the injuries, Mr. Sicknick returned to his division office, collapsed, and was taken to the hospital.