Maryland MVA / Courtesy of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office via APAshli Babbitt, the Air Force veteran shot to death in the Capitol on Wednesday, is pictured in a photo from the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration. (Maryland MVA / Courtesy of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office via AP)
Federal investigations are being opened into two of the deaths that took place as a result of Wednesday’s incursion at the U.S. Capitol.
Ashli Babbitt was shot to death inside the Capitol, where she was part of a crowd massing outside the House chamber.
Capitol Police Officer Brian D. Sicknick was injured in a confrontation with rioters and subsequently died.
CBS reporter Catherine Herridge tweeted the developments Saturday.
“NEW: US Attorney Michael Sherwin confirms @CBSNews his office has opened a formal, federal excessive force investigation related to the shooting death of Ashli Babbitt who was shot by US Capitol Police