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Here’s what we know and don’t know about the attack outside the Capitol.

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Early Friday afternoon, the United States Capitol was locked after a suspect slammed into a vehicle in two Capitol Hill officers. It’s a rapidly evolving story, and there’s still a lot of information we don’t have. Here’s what we know at 4:15 p.m.

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  • A Capitol policeman was killed and another was injured. The suspect was also killed.

  • The deceased officer has been identified as William F. Evans, an 18-year veteran of the Capitol Police.

  • The suspect has been identified as Noah Green, 25, of Indiana.

  • According to the Acting Capitol Police Chief, Mr. Green slammed into a vehicle into the two officers, then got out of the vehicle and “rushed” at the officers with a knife.

  • The Capitol was locked down around 1 p.m. and police declared the threat “neutralized” about an hour and a half later.

  • Congress is on vacation, so most lawmakers weren’t on Capitol Hill, but many staff were. President Biden was also not in Washington, having left earlier today for Camp David.

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