Capitol Police reveal identity of officer killed in car ramming attack

Source: U.S. Capitol Police

U.S. Capitol Police (USCP) have released the identity of the officer killed in Friday’s car attack at the U.S. Capitol.

“It is with profound sadness that I share the news of the passing of Officer William ‘Billy’ Evans this afternoon from injuries he sustained following an attack at the North Barricade by a lone assailant,” acting USCP Chief Yogananda Pittman said in a press release in the late afternoon.

“Officer Evans had been a member of the United States Capitol Police for 18 years,” she continued. “He began his USCP service on March 7, 2003, and was a member of the Capitol Division’s First Responder’s Unit. Please keep Officer Evans and his family in your thoughts and prayers.”

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