Capitol Hill Suspect Described Himself as a 'Follower of Farrakhan'

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In fact, the suspect was later identified as Noah Green, a 25-year-old black man from IN with ties to Virginia, Law Officer reported.

One of the officers, William "Billy" Evans, an 18-year veteran of the force, and member of the Capitol Division's First Responder's Unit, was killed in the attack, Pittman said in a statement Friday. May have lived in Virginia.

According to the New York Times, the suspect described himself on Facebook as a follower of Louis Farrakhan, the leader of the Nation of Islam, who constantly promoted anti-Semitism. "Suspect is now dead." .

Getty/Facebook Two weeks before he allegedly rammed his vehicle into two police officers guarding the U.S. Capitol, killing one of them, Noah Green posted an article on his Facebook page titled, "Lull Before the Storm."An Intro to the Honorable Elijah Muhammad and his divine warning to us all during these last days of our world as we know it. Satan's rule over us is up", the 25-year-old's apocalyptic post said, linking to an article from Final Call, the official newspaper of the Nation of Islam.Green's social media posts suggest he was spiraling in the lead up to the attack on Friday".

He was a quiet athlete and was not violent, people who knew Green told USA Today, but they were concerned about changes on his social media posts in recent months, including growing support for Farrakhan and the Nation of Islam.

Authorities have yet to confirm a motive behind the incident, but Robert Contee, acting chief of the DC Metropolitan Police Department, said the incident "does not appear to be terrorism-related".

Pittman said police officers shot the suspect when he started lunging toward the cops.

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Green, who played football at Christopher Newport University, came to believe his teammates had drugged him with Xanax in 2019, which one former teammate told The Post was widely believed to be untrue.

Friends and family told The Post they were anxious about his mental health in recent years.

He reportedly posted content on Facebook about the "end times", as well as his personal struggles.

"I have been tested with some of the greatest unimaginable challenges in my life".

"Frankly, the past few years have been hard, and the past few months have been much more than that", he wrote. "I am currently now unemployed, after I left my job, partly due to afflictions".

Noah Green also posted on social media, which has since been taken down, that he believed that federal law enforcement agencies targeted him for their "mind-control" experiments.

The most recent post was a YouTube video of a 2009 Louis Farrakhan speech titled, "The Crucifixion of Michael Jackson".

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