Disturbing new footage has emerged showing a Capitol police officer shooting unarmed Air Force veteran Ashli Babbitt at point-blank range on Wednesday in Washington, DC.
You can see the officer looked right at her before pulling the trigger. Additionally, there were cops armed with AR-15s right behind her.
Link for video of shooting of Ashli Babbitt on Twitter – warning: graphic violence:
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Ashli Babbitt, the Trump-supporting Air Force vet shot dead during Wednesday’s Capitol riot, was climbing through a broken window when she was killed by a plain-clothes cop who had “no choice” but to shoot, according to witness accounts, videos, and official statements.
Police on Thursday identified 35-year-year-old Babbitt as an Ocean Beach, California resident and a 14-year Air Force veteran. She has previously posted in support of the violent QAnon conspiracy theory and her husband, Aaron Babbitt, described her to KUSI as an avid Trump supporter. He said he didn’t travel with her to D.C. and was due to pick her up from the airport on Friday.
“Ashli was both loyal as well as extremely passionate about what she believed in,” Babbitt’s brother-in-law Justin Jackson told KNSD-TV. “She loved this country and felt honored to have served in our Armed Forces.”
Her mother-in-law, Robin Babbitt, told the New York Post: “I’m numb. I’m devastated. Nobody from D.C. notified my son and we found out on TV.”
Videos of the incident show a group of Trump supporters breaking through the windows of a set of double doors, and officers barricading it with furniture on the other side.
As the group used flag polls to break the windows, “all we see is these guns coming out the doorways, just guns,” a witness, John Sullivan, told CNN’s Anderson Cooper.
“I was yelling to people, ‘Guys, there’s guns, you don’t want to go through there, they’re going to shoot… The second that she climbed through the window, she got shot right in the neck area and fell backwards.”
One witness told WUSA9 that Babbitt was trying to “rush” the window. “A number of police and Secret Service were saying ‘Get back, get down, get out of the way,’” he said. “She didn’t heed the call and as we kind of raced up to grab people and pull them back, they shot her in the neck.”
While Sullivan said Babbitt was “not violent” and shouldn’t have died, Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-OK), who was inside the chamber at the time, said the police lieutenant “didn’t have a choice” but to shoot once the window was breached.
“The mob was going to come through the door, there was a lot of members and staff that were in danger at the time. And when he [drew] his weapon, that’s a decision that’s very hard for anyone to make and, once you draw your weapon like that, you have to defend yourself with deadly force,” he told Good Morning America on Thursday.
From Information Liberation:
Independent journalist Ford Fischer reported on Wednesday that a man was injured after having fallen “about 50 feet,” with witnesses claiming he was pushed by police.
Source for 3 other deaths at Gateway Pundit: https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2021/01/information-revealed-34-year-old-roseanne-boyland-killed-capitol-hill-protests-may-trampled-death/