A California man was arrested Wednesday and charged with attacking a D.C. police officer with an electroshock weapon during the riot at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.
Daniel Rodriguez, 38, of Fontana, Calif., is also accused of smashing a window of the Capitol and stealing an emergency escape hood designed to protect lawmakers against chemical munitions used inside the building.
The charge of assaulting a police officer with a deadly weapon carries a penalty of up to 20 years in prison, the Washington Post reports.
A spokeswoman for D.C. police confirmed that the injured officer was Michael Fanone.
Fanone, 40, told The Washington Post in January that after being dragged down the steps of the Capitol, he was shocked with a stun gun and drifted in and out of consciousness. He said he heard members of the mob urging others to kill him with his own gun. Terrified, the father of four girls told the violent mob that he was a father.