Four more people were killed during the Capitol siege on Wednesday. One of them was a 35-year-old woman who was shot inside the Capitol while climbing through a window. Three others died in medical emergencies.
USCP said earlier Thursday that more than 50 law enforcement officials have been injured and many have been hospitalized.
The growing death toll comes from the unprecedented attack on Capitol Hill as a formidable complex Facing the account About its security, including the operations of the approximately 1,800-strong police force. On Thursday, Capitol Police Chief Stephen Sound, Senate Sergeant Michael Stinger and House Sgt. Paul Irving resigned.
Sicknick was initially in critical condition when reports of his death surfaced. But the USCP confirmed in a statement that he died Thursday at around 9:30 p.m. USCP, and the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch and federal law enforcement will investigate Sicknick’s death.
House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa Deloro (Democrat, Connecticut) and House Appropriations Subcommittee Chair Tim Ryan (Democrat, Ohio) issued a joint statement late Thursday evening mourning Seknick’s death.
Lawmakers wrote: “This tragic loss should remind us all of the courage of the law enforcement officers who protected us, our colleagues, Congressional staff, the press corps, and other key personnel yesterday.” “To honor the memory of Officer Seknik, we must ensure that the mobs who attacked the people’s home and those who incited it are fully held accountable.”
Senator Bensasi (R from NEP) said in a statement early Friday morning that the news was “extremely painful”.
“None of this should happen,” said Sassi. “Our country is in pain for families who grieve. Oh Lord, have mercy on us.”
Melanie Zanona contributed to this report.