Police Officer William Evans
United States Capitol Police, U.S. Government
End of Watch Friday, April 2, 2021
Police Officer Billy Evans was struck and killed by a vehicle whose driver was attempting to breach a barricade at the United States Capitol.
Officer Evans and other officers were stationed outside of the north vehicle access point along Constitution Avenue when the driver intentionally drove into Officer Evans and a second officer. The driver then exited the car after crashing into a retractable barricade and attempted to attack other officers with a knife. The man was shot and killed at the scene.
Officer Evans was transported to a nearby hospital in a patrol car but died a short time later.
Officer Evans had served with the United States Capitol Police for 18 years.
published Gloucestercitynews.net | April 7, 2021