Ashli Babbitt was 'ambushed' during Capitol riot, family's lawyer says

The family plans to file a $ 10 million wrongful death lawsuit against the Capitol Police and the officer, the Washington Examiner reported.

Terry Roberts, a lawyer hired by Babbitt’s family who specializes in police misconduct cases, told Real Clear Investigations this week that he believes the officer didn’t give Babbitt verbal warnings before he fired.

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It’s not debatable. There was no warning,” Roberts alleged. “I would call what he did an ambush. I don’t think he’s a good officer. I think he’s reckless.

It’s not debatable. There was no warning. I would call what he did an ambush. I don’t think he’s a good officer. I think he’s reckless.

— Terry Roberts, lawyer for Ashli Babbitt’s family

The unidentified officer’s lawyer, Mark Schamel, has denied Roberts’ version of events.

It’s a false narrative that he issued no verbal commands or warnings. He was screaming, ‘Stay back! Stay back! Don’t come in here!'” hy het vertel Real Clear Investigations.

He said the officer’s warnings couldn’t be heard on cell phone video of the shooting because he was wearing a mask and the video was from the other side of the doors in a loud room.

It’s a false narrative that he issued no verbal commands or warnings. He was screaming, ‘Stay back! Stay back! Don’t come in here!'”

— Mark Schamel, lawyer for Capitol Police officer

Lethal force is appropriate if the situation puts you or others in fear of imminent bodily harm,” gaan hy voort. “There should be a training video on how he handled that situation. What he did was unbelievable heroism,” Volgens die Examiner.

Ashli ​​Babbitt, who participated in the U.S. Capitol riot on Jan. 6, was "ambushed" by the Capitol Police officer who fatally shot her as she tried to climb through a window into the Speaker’s Lobby outside the House Chamber, a lawyer for the family said this week, volgens berigte.

Ashli ​​Babbitt, who participated in the U.S. Capitol riot on Jan. 6, was “ambushedby the Capitol Police officer who fatally shot her as she tried to climb through a window into the Speaker’s Lobby outside the House Chamber, a lawyer for the family said this week, volgens berigte.

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