An officer who had been on duty since 7 a.m. on Jan. 6 said he was concerned for his life several times the day of the Capitol riot in Washington, D.C., an ABC affiliate reported.
Metropolitan Police Department Officer Daniel Hodges, 32, was attacked by rioters trying to pull the gas mask from his face who stole his baton and hit him with it and crushed by a door while responding to the riot at the Capitol building, WJLA reported. Hodges said the crowd pinned him in a double door inside the Capitol, and video shows him with a bloodied mouth calling for help.
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