Woman fatally shot in US Capitol was a San Diego resident and Air Force veteran, family says

Woman fatally shot in US Capitol was a San Diego resident and Air Force veteran, family says
Riot police clear the hallway inside the Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington, D.C.. - Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times/TNS

SAN DIEGO — The woman shot and killed inside the U.S. Capitol Building during a violent pro-Trump siege Wednesday was a resident of San Diego's Ocean Beach, according to her extended family and media reports. Her husband confirmed to KUSI-TV that the woman, whose shooting was captured on video, was 35-year-old Ashli Elizabeth Babbitt, and said she was an Air Force veteran. A family member who said they saw videos of the shooting — the bystander footage has flooded the internet — and are convinced that the woman was Babbitt. “It’s her. It’s her. It’s definitely her,” the family member said. But...

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