In the aftermath of the riot at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, reports indicated that four people associated with the event died: one woman, Ashli Babbitt, was shot and died at the scene, and three other people who died of what were called “medical emergencies.”
After noting the death of Babbitt, DC Police Chief Robert Contee revealed that three other people died during the riot from “separate medical emergencies” during the riot.
“One adult female and two adult males appear to have suffered from separate medical emergencies, which resulted in their deaths,” said Contee. “Any loss of life in the District is tragic and our thoughts are with anyone impacted by their loss.”
A reporter asked Contee, “Could you clarify the three medical emergencies at the Capitol? Chief Contee, your read-out provided today said that your medics transported a gunshot victim today; I was just wondering if you could clarify today if that was the woman shot inside the