A U.S. Capitol police officer died Thursday after being injured in a Trump support riot at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, and the director resigned as criticism of dealing with the situation diminished.
In a statement Thursday night, Parliamentary police were physically injured while the ministry’s 12-year veteran officer Brian Sicknick was fighting the riots and returned to the department office. He said he had fallen. He was hospitalized and died of injury on Thursday around 9:30 pm. According to the statement, his death will be investigated by the murder unit of the DC Metropolitan Police and federal authorities.
There was confusion, On CNN Other media outlets reporting the death early Thursday only denied that the police were still dead by the Capitol police.
His death resulted in five casualties from the siege on Wednesday: one woman was shot dead by police and the other three died in first aid.
Meanwhile, Parliamentary Police Chief Stephen Sund announced his resignation on Thursday after facing the following fierce criticism: His department failed to keep the mob away.. His resignation will take effect on January 16.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called for Sandoz to resign earlier that day.
Pelosi also announced the resignation of Senator Paul Irving, and late Thursday Senate leader Mitch McConnell announced the resignation of Sergeant Michael Stenger.
The death of a police officer in the Parliament was confirmed.Chief resigns after siege
http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story.asp?guid=%7B21005575-02D4-D4B5-4572-D1E0B7C76343%7D&siteid=rss&rss=1 The death of a police officer in the Parliament was confirmed.Chief resigns after siege