May 12, 2021 20:02

Man charged with using ‘electroshock weapon,’ flagpole to assault cop during Capitol riot

The Justice Department has charged a California man with assaulting a police officer during the deadly Capitol riot on Jan. 6. Officials charged Daniel Rodriguez, 38, with using an “electric shock weapon” and a flagpole against Officer Michael Fanone of DC’s Metropolitan Police Department, who pleaded with the mob to spare his life during the riot. The indictment, which can be read here, did not explicitly name Fanone, but referred…

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