Tragic. We saw tweets floating around earlier about a Capitol Police officer dying, but with no other information. Now we’re being told he was taken off of life support after being struck in the head with a fire extinguisher by a rioter.

In other news, the chief of the U.S. Capitol Police is resigning as of the 16th.

Editor’s note: We’re using a photo of the thin blue line flag despite Politifact saying it’s “mostly true” that it’s “anti-Black Lives Matter.”

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Update:

It looks like CNN might have put out some more fake news. Here’s C-SPAN’s Capitol Hill producer:

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