The family of Capitol rioter Ashli Babbitt is suing to force Washington, D.C., to hand over records revealing the identity of the police officer who fatally shot her during the Jan. 6 invasion.
The family is also demanding access to video footage of the shooting, witness statements and documents gathered during the Metropolitan Police Department’s investigation of the incident, according to the lawsuit.
The litigation is separate from a forthcoming lawsuit in which Babbitt’s family plans to demand “well above $10 million” from the U.S. Capitol Police, a lawyer for the family told CNBC.
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The family of Ashli Babbitt, who was killed in the Capitol during the Jan. 6 attack, is suing to force D.C. police to hand over records revealing the identity of the police officer who fatally shot her. https://t.co/gbnklBqpbY
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