Noah Green, Black male, 25, from Indiana has been identified by NBC and New York Post as the attacker who killed one police officer and injured another one at the Capitol in Washington, D.C.. On his now-removed Facebook page, he described himself as a ‘Follower of Farrakhan’ and Nation of Islam.
The Nation of Islam is a religious organization founded by Wallace Fard Muhammad in the United States in 1930. Scholars of religion characterize it as a new religious movement and identifies itself as promoting a form of Islam. Louis Farrakhan is the leader of NoI.
USCP issued a press release on the loss of Officer William F. Evans:
“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. Officer Evans had been a member of the United States Capitol Police for 18 years. 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,” said Acting U.S. Capitol Police Chief Yogananda Pittman.
UPDATE: Here is the latest information. pic.twitter.com/GOVaMv8EXk
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