(CNN) – A Capitol police officer that was killed as a result of an attack on the Capitol last week will lie in honor in the Capitol Rotunda. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced Tuesday.
Evans, an 18-year veteran of the Capitol Police, died while protecting the Capitol from an individual who brandished a knife after ramming his vehicle into a police barricade along the perimeter of the Capitol. Another officer was injured in the attack.
Evans’ family released a statement Tuesday thanking the Capitol Police Department and the law enforcement...