The brother of Noah Green, the driver who allegedly rammed a police officer Friday outside the U.S. Capitol, was concerned about his brother’s mental wellbeing prior to the attack.
Green’s brother Brendan claimed that Green showed “troubling signs” before the attack, according to The Washington Post. (RELATED: Former FBI Deputy Director Says Attack On Capitol Is ‘One Of the Results’ Of Jan. 6)
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“‘I’m sorry but I’m just going to go and live and be homeless,'” Brendan said Green told him in a text message the day before the attack, reported The Post.
“These past few years have been tough, and these past few months have been tougher,” Green said in a March 17 Facebook post, according to The Post. “I have been tried with some of the biggest, unimaginable tests in my life.”
Green recently moved from Indianapolis, Indiana, to Botswana. While living in Botswana, Brendan said Green told him that “his mind was telling him to basically commit suicide.”
After calling Brendan and telling him he was “in a really bad situation and in really bad shape,” Green moved back in with him, Brendan told The Post.
Green was fatally shot by police after he rammed his car through a U.S. Capitol checkpoint and attempted to stab officers. One Capitol Police officer was killed as a result of the incident. (RELATED: Ilhan Omar Says More Police Would Have Died If Capitol Attacker Had AR-15)