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Woman Shot And Killed During Capitol Riot Identified As QAnon Supporter And Air Force Veteran

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On Wednesday, an angry mob of Trump supporters, white supremacist groups, and Qanon conspiracy theorists stormed the Capitol building in Washington D.C.

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The group had been urged on by Donald Trump, who wanted to see the certification of Joe Biden's electoral votes disrupted. They appeared to be aided by police, who opened the gates to allow them in.

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But eventually, they hit a wall in how far they could push past security. After breaking through a window, a woman attempted to step through it and was shot in the neck. She died soon after.

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On Thursday she was identified by her husband as Ashli Babbitt, a passionate Qanon member. She was also a veteran of the Air Forces.

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The Capitol Hill police released a statement saying that Babbitt and others were stopped as they tried to reach the House Chamber where Congress was sheltering in place. The officer who shot Babbitt has been put on administrative leave.

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Babbitt's Twitter presence is a stream of Trump support and Qanon conspiracy theories. One of her last retweets was from Lin Wood, an attorney who pedaled these false ideas especially the election fraud Trump has been pushing on his Twitter account.

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In another post, Buzzfeed News reports she filmed herself driving and angrily speaking about Democratic politics in California.

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"I'm like really heated all of a sudden," she says. "Iโ€™m so sick about of these politicians in this goddamned state. I can't take it anymore. Theyโ€™re all worried about Trump is doing. How about we worry about what the hell youโ€™ve done?! I am so tired of this. I am woke, man."

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One of Babbitt's last replies was in response to someone complaining about flights to D.C. being canceled due to weather, implying an airplane conspiracy.

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"Nothing will stop us," Babbitt wrote. "They can try and try and try but the storm is here and it is descending upon DC in less than 24 hours....dark to light!"