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Capitol Police: Second officer injured in car attack is in stable condition

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The U.S. Capitol Police confirmed Friday evening that a second officer who was injured in Friday’s car attack in Washington, D.C., is in stable condition and is not facing life-threatening injuries.

“UPDATE: The other USCP officer who was struck by the car is in stable and non-threatening condition,” Capitol Police announced in a tweet from the force’s official Twitter handle. 

The update comes after the force announced that Capitol Police Officer William “Billy” Evans was killed when a man, reportedly identified as Noah Green, rammed a car into a barrier at the Capitol.

Green was later shot to death by police when he got out of the car and allegedly lunged at responding officers with a knife. 

The injured officer has yet to be identified.

The car and knife attack Friday came less than three months after the Jan. 6 riot on Capitol Hill.

Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick died of the injuries he suffered after coming in contact with the pro-Trump mob, while two other police officers on the scene later died by suicide. 

Lawmakers throughout the day said they were keeping the Capitol Police officers in their thoughts.

“The news from the Capitol is heartbreaking. Our @CapitolPolice have been through way too much this year, and they continue to sacrifice for our protection. My sincerest condolences to the families of the fallen and injured officers,” tweeted Rep. Blake Moore (R-Utah).

President Biden also expressed condolences for Evans, his family and the Capitol Police, ordering the White House flags to be flown at half staff in their honor. 

“We send our heartfelt condolences to Officer Evans’ family, and everyone grieving his loss. We know what a difficult time this has been for the Capitol, everyone who works there, and those who protect it,” Biden said earlier Friday. 

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