Four more died during the Capitol siege on Wednesday. One of them, a 35-year-old woman, was shot inside the Capitol while climbing through a window. 3 more died due to medical emergency.
The U.S.C.P. said more than 50 law enforcement officers were injured and several were hospitalized.
The rising death toll from the unprecedented attack on Capitol Hill is becoming a massive complex Facing a calculation On top of its security, including the operations of its approximately 1,800-member police force. On Thursday, Capitol Police Chief Steven Chund, Senate Sergeant-at-Arms Michael Stenger and House Sergeant-at-Arms Paul Irving resigned.
Signic was initially in critical condition when news of his death surfaced. But the USCP confirmed in a statement that he died Thursday night at 9:30 p.m.
House Allocation Committee Chairman Rosa Delaro (D-Con.) And House Allocations Assembly Branch Subcommittee Chairman Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) released a joint statement Thursday evening mourning Signick’s death.
“This tragic loss should remind us of the courage of law enforcement officers, our colleagues, congressional staff, the press and other essential workers who defended us yesterday,” the lawmakers wrote. “To honor the memory of Officer Signic, we must ensure that the mob that attacked the House of Commons and those who instigated them are fully held accountable.”
Sen. Ben Sauce (R-Nep.) Said in a statement early Friday morning that the news was a “hernia.”
“None of this should have happened,” Sass said. “Our country hurts families who observe mourning. Lord, have mercy.”
Melanie Sanona contributed to this report.