*Warning: This article includes graphic content.
Capitol Police fatally shot a Trump supporter who was part of the mob that stormed the Capitol on Wednesday afternoon.
According to reports and video footage, 35-year-old Ashli Babbitt, a California native and a 14-year Air Force veteran, was shot by a senior U.S. Capitol Police officer inside the breached building after it appears she tried to climb through the broken glass on a door. She was unarmed at the time, reports NPR.
Videos of the shooting began circulating on social media shortly after the event, with some originally reporting Babbitt was shot in the neck.
GRAPHIC FOOTAGE: Police fatally shoot a Trump supporter inside the Capitol building. This is a sickening crime that should be prosecuted as such. pic.twitter.com/X8JK7HplJ7
— Dan Cohen (@dancohen3000) January 7, 2021
— Tayler Hansen (@TaylerUSA) January 6, 2021
Shortly after she was shot, footage shows paramedics attending to the woman and taking