The U.S. Capitol is on lockdown Friday afternoon because of an “external security threat.” Not much is known at this time other than the incident involves “police officers rammed by a vehicle.” Lawmakers and others “inside the Capitol complex have been warned to stay away from windows.”
Terror at the Capitol
The driver who killed a US Capitol police officer Friday has been identified as “a Nation of Islam devotee from Indiana.” According to the New York Post, 25-year-old Noah Green, allegedly of Virginia, considers himself a “Follower of Farrakhan” on his Facebook page. That would be Louis Farrakhan, leader of the Nation of Islam.
The post got a good look at his Facebook page before it was censored out of existence. “I was on the right track and everything I had planned was coming into existence. It required long hours, lots of studying, and exercise to keep me balanced while experiencing an array of concerning symptoms along the path (I believe to be side effects of drugs I was intaking unknowingly).” On March 17 he signed the post “Brother Noah X.” However, he typed, “the path has been thwarted, as Allah (God) has chosen me for other things. Throughout life I have set goals, attained them, set higher ones, and then been required to sacrifice those things.”
One of the officers died as a result of their injuries. The other officer’s condition is not known at this time.
At least one of the two officers struck by the vehicle is listed in serious condition. Authorities won’t be getting any answers by interrogating the suspected driver who was confirmed to be “a man” and “has died after being shot by Capitol Police.”
Congress is on recess but some lawmakers and their staff are working in the complex. Capitol Police provided additional details that “the driver then got out of the car with what appeared to be a knife. It’s unclear which member of law enforcement shot the suspect.”
His Wisdom Joe Biden had just scampered off to Camp David for the weekend when the incident occurred. “As customary, he was traveling with a member of the National Security Council Staff who was expected to brief him on the incident.”
Faux News is reporting that “security officials believe the suspect was a ‘lone wolf,’ not connected to any other group.”
It’s been confirmed by Capitol Police that at 1:26 p.m. local time, a suspect “rammed a vehicle into two officers. Suspect is in custody. Both officers are injured. All three have been transported to the hospital.” Other reports suggest he had a knife when he tried to get out of the car.
Large police presence and two stretchers being brought out pic.twitter.com/EmidoLP0PT
— Jacqui Heinrich (@JacquiHeinrich) April 2, 2021
The USCP came blazing in to the North Barricade vehicle access point along Independence Avenue. An on the scene reporter for Washington Post notes the “suspect has been shot. Two officers appear in critical condition.” At this time it does not seem to be a barbarian invasion but DC police are acting like it could turn in to one.
🚨🚨A helicopter just landed on the east front of the Capitol. I’ve never seen anything like this before. ever. pic.twitter.com/LxV0mywRSe
— Jake Sherman (@JakeSherman) April 2, 2021
Jacqui Heinrich who covers the antics of congress for Faux News tweeted earlier, “we are on lockdown. Loudspeaker announcing in Russell Senate Office external security threat, stay away from windows, do not enter or exit. Can hear sirens.”
A huge amount of police cars and ambulances are racing towards the Capitol building, with armed officers blocking off the exits. pic.twitter.com/PTfzTcZp9u
— Idrees Ali (@idreesali114) April 2, 2021
The NBC correspondent, caught a chopper landing in front of the building. This is a helicopter literally landing on the east front of the Capitol. I’ve never in my life seen this before,” he gasps. Reuters got in on the action with their reporter posting images of the police presence. “A huge amount of police cars and ambulances are racing towards the Capitol building, with armed officers blocking off the exits.”
SECURITY ALERTS- DC Police says the US Capitol was evacuated as Police vehicles frantically to Capitol Hill, barriers erected on the streets to Hill area & police redirecting traffic around. #Washington #DC pic.twitter.com/qA3ad58v81
— Saqib Ul Islam (@SaqibIslam) April 2, 2021
As of the latest update, DC police are still on high alert and setting up barriers. They act like the deplorables are coming so stay tuned for more updates as they come in.