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New Angle Shows Moment Officer Shot And Killed Air Force Veteran In House Offices

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New video footage shows the moment when a police officer shot and killed a female air force veteran in the United States Capitol.

Footage posted by Twitter user Jayden X shows rioters in the United States Capitol shouting and pushing up against a door and window frame barricaded with furniture. An officer holding a gun pointed at the rioters is visible on the other side of the barricade through a window that appears to have been damaged by the crowd.

The video shows the officer stand up and shoot a woman as she attempts to climb over the window. The wounded woman falls to the ground and lies there bleeding as the shouting and chaos around her increases, the video shows.

Armed police officers can be seen standing beside her, and one officer appears to shout through the window to his fellow officers, “Did you shoot somebody?”

“Back up, back up,” the officers appear to shout at the crowding group. Several persons can be seen taking videos of the incident.

The woman who was shot has been identified as San Diego resident Ashli Babbit, who was a 14-year veteran and served four tours with the U. S. Air Force. She died later during the day on Wednesday, police said. Footage captured later in the day reportedly shows her being wheeled out of the capitol surrounded by o… (Read more)

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