April 2021 United States Capitol attack

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On April 2, 2021, a car crashed in the north barricade outside the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C., along Constitution Avenue,[1] killing a Capitol Police officer and injuring another.[2] The Capitol was placed under a lockdown with only a few members were present in the building during the attack.[3][4]

The perpetrator, 25-year-old African American Noah Ricardo Green, died at a hospital after being shot.[5]

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  1. Date, Jack; Ordonez, Victor; Stoddart, Michelle (April 2, 2021). "Suspect identified in killing of officer at US Capitol barricade: Sources". ABC News. Retrieved April 2, 2021.
  2. Balsamo, Michael; Merchant, Nomaan; Long, Colleen (April 2, 2021). "Man rams car into 2 Capitol police; 1 officer, driver killed". Associated Press. Retrieved April 2, 2021.
  3. "Vehicle Attack at U.S. Capitol kills 1 officer and injures another. Suspect is killed by police". The New York Times. April 2, 2021. Retrieved April 2, 2021.
  4. "US Capitol: Police officer dies after car rams Capitol complex". BBC News. April 2, 2021. Retrieved April 2, 2021.
  5. Gregorian, Dareh; Caldwell, Leigh Ann; Dienst, Jonathan (April 2, 2021). "U.S. Capitol Police officer dies after attacker rammed car into checkpoint; suspect also dead". NBC News. Retrieved April 2, 2021.