Stars and Stripes stripes.com 08 Jan, 2021 04:15 am

Fresh details emerge about Air Force veteran's shooting by Capitol Police

Fresh details emerge about Air Force veteran's shooting by Capitol Police
During a day of rioting inside the Capitol that left offices vandalized and smoke wafting through hallways, the shooting was the most violent moment amid hours of unrest by a mob that overran security.

Fresh details emerge about Air Force veteran's shooting by Capitol Police Melody Black cries on Thursday, Jan.Capitol Police officer in a suit and surgical mask pointed a gun in her direction and fired a single shot, the officials said.The Capitol Police announced Thursday that the officer involved in Babbitt's killing had been placed on administrative leave as the department and District of Columbia police investigate the shooting.," Capitol Police Chief Steven Sund said in a statement that came hours before it was announced he would resign later this month.

The statement was the first Capitol Police had made since the rioting.Capitol Police do not have body-worn cameras.

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