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Ashli Babbitt is a Californian veteran of the United States Air Force who had served fourteen years over four tours.[1] She was shot in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday January 6th, 2021 and died later that day.

Ashli was a business owner in San Diego who was a supporter of Donald Trump.[2]

She was shot while inside the United States Capitol building during the 2021 United States Capitol protests.[3]

The Metro PD investigated the death.[4]

It is unclear who pulled the trigger on the gun which killed her.[5]


  1. Rosner, Elizabeth; Sheehy, Kate (6 January 2021). "Ashli Babbitt, protester killed at Capitol, was Air Force vet from California". New York Post. https://nypost.com/2021/01/06/protester-killed-in-capitol-was-air-force-vet-from-california/. "Ashli Babbitt, who had 14 years in the service and did four tours of duty" 
  2. "Woman shot dead in US Capitol was Air Force veteran, Trump supporter". Straits Times. 6 January 2021. https://www.straitstimes.com/world/united-states/woman-shot-dead-in-us-capitol-was-air-force-veteran-trump-supporter-reports. "TV channel Fox 5 reported Ms Babbitt owned a business in San Diego with her husband, who did not come with her to Washington." 
  3. Mathews, Dylan (6 January 2021). "A Trump supporter called C-SPAN in tears to ask if her president had lied to her". Vox. https://www.vox.com/2021/1/6/22218031/trump-supporter-cspan-president-lied. ". At least one of the group storming the Capitol, Trump supporter Ashli Babbitt, was killed by an unknown shooter after she had made it inside the Capitol building." 
  4. "KUSI News confirms identity of woman shot and killed inside US Capitol". KUSI-TV. 6 January 2021. "The Metropolitan Police Department says an investigation into her death continues." 
  5. Brown, Stephen Rex (6 January 2021). "Woman shot and killed at U.S. Capitol identified as Air Force veteran Ashli Babbitt". New York Daily News. https://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/ny-capitol-shooting-victim-20210107-2ssro6b6d5dkdibdmuxxjzn7hy-story.html. 

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