Ashli Babbit was killed after storming the Capitol building on Wednesday.
A woman was fatally shot after Trump supporters stormed the US Capitol building.
The woman has been identified as Ashli Babbit of San Diego: a 14-year-veteran who served four tours with the US Air Force.Â AccordingÂ to Fox 5, the shooting had been reported after 3 p.m âas the situation escalated inside and outside of the Capitol building when Congress began counting theÂ Electoral College votes.â Babbit was shot in the chest and transported to a local hospital where she was later pronounced dead. On the day before she was shot, the woman had tweeted âNothing will stop usâ and âthe storm is here.â
A lot of flights into DC are being cancelled with no bad weather.
The entire world is corrupt.
— TRUMP IS STILL OUR PRESIDENT â„ïžAngelWarrior4Trump (@AngelWarrior321) January 5, 2021
Babbitâs family commented on the incident.
SpeakingÂ to the New York Post, Babbitâs mother-in-law Robin said that the family had not been informed of Babbitâs death. âIâm numb. Iâm devastated. Nobody from DC notified my son and we found out on TV,â she said. âShe is a Trump supporter.â Babbitâs brother-in-law Jason also shared, âItâs hard, because we havenât been officially notified.â According to Fox 5âs Lindsay Watts, Robin Babbit could not understand why her daughter-in-law had decided to storm the US Capitol.Â âI really donât know why she decided to do this,â she confessed.
BREAKING: Family confirms woman shot & killed at Capitol is Ashli Babbit. She owned a business in San Diego w/ her huband who did not come to DC. âI really dont know why she decided to do this,â her mother-in-law tells me. Police have not confirmed circumstances of shooting pic.twitter.com/OOYpNWpMLg
— Lindsay Watts (@LindsayAWatts) January 7, 2021
The following footage depicts the moment Babbit was shot inside the Capitol building.
(Warning: this video contains graphic content that may be disturbing to some viewers. Discretion is advised.)
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