Family members of Ashli Babbitt, the woman fatally shot during the breach of the U.S. Capitol building on January 6, plan to sue Capitol Police and the officer who shot Babbitt, for at least $10 million, according to their attorney.
“The civil suit will follow the April 14 decision by federal prosecutors not to seek criminal charges against a plainclothes police lieutenant whose single shot killed Babbitt, who was unarmed,” Zenger News reported Thursday.
Babbitt was a 14-year veteran who served four tours with the United States Air Force, according to Breitbart News.
The police lieutenant who shot her has not publicly given his side of the incident, and officials have not released his identity. However, Terry Roberts, the Babbitt family’s lawyer, said he knew the officer’s name.
“A rookie police officer would not have shot this woman,” Roberts said. “If she committed any crime by going