A woman shot dead after pro-Trump protesters accused the US Capitol Building as an Air Force veteran, Ashley Babbitt, in San Diego.
Metropolitan Police Chief Robert Conte confirmed that Papeete was shot by a Capitol police officer. An internal investigation is now underway.
Mother-in-law Babbitt on Wednesday evening.
“I really don’t know why she decided to do this,” said Babbitt’s mother-in-law to Watts.
Babbitt and her husband own a company in San Diego. Her husband did not come to the capital, according to Watts.
The shooting was reported shortly after 3 PM. As the situation escalated both inside and outside the Capitol as Congress began counting the electoral college votes.
Babbitt was later pronounced dead after being taken to a local hospital in critical condition.