A Capitol Police officer who was recently killed will lie in honor in the Capitol Rotunda.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer issued a statement praising the heroism of officer William “Billy” Evans, an 18-year veteran of the department.
He was killed when a car rammed into him and another officer Friday at a Capitol security outpost.
Police shot the driver after he emerged wielding a knife. The suspect later died. Officer Evans’ remains will arrive at the Capitol Rotunda next Tuesday.
The other Capitol Police officer who was involved in the incident has been released from a DC hospital. Officer Ken Shaver got a standing ovation from healthcare workers and police when he was released with what appeared to be a leg injury.