MSNBC had reported about a half-hour ago that the woman who was shot inside the U.S. Capitol earlier Wednesday has died from her injuries. That is now being confirmed by police and reports from several news outlets.
— ABC News (@ABC) January 6, 2021
— CBS News (@CBSNews) January 6, 2021
BREAKING: CBS News has confirmed that the woman (civilian) who was shot at the U.S. Capitol today, during the riot, has died. We don’t know, yet, her name or what she was doing at the Capitol.
— David Begnaud (@DavidBegnaud) January 6, 2021
— New York Post (@nypost) January 6, 2021
One woman who was shot during the unrest in the Capitol has died, Washington’s Metropolitan Police Department confirmed to HuffPost. The department could not confirm if she was shot by law enforcement.
— HuffPost (@HuffPost) January 6, 2021
A woman who was shot inside the US Capitol when rioters stormed the building has died, police say https://t.co/hPME7vYCl6
— USA TODAY (@USATODAY) January 6, 2021
AP source: Woman who was shot inside U.S. Capitol during violent pro-Trump protest has died. Police are clearing protesters outside Capitol as curfew takes effect. https://t.co/4zPfGHOqzN
— The Associated Press (@AP) January 6, 2021
The exact circumstances surrounding the shooting were unclear. https://t.co/Ac6FJ2MA3h
— 12NewsNow (@12NewsNow) January 6, 2021
The woman has not been identified. ABC News reports: “It’s unclear what led to the shooting or if law enforcement was involved. Images showed officers with weapons drawn.”
Regardless, Speaker Nancy Pelosi has confirmed that certification of Joe Biden’s win will resume tonight.
PELOSI says joint session certifying Biden win will continue tonight. Lawmakers say it could go all night long as objections continue from GOP
— Erik Wasson (@elwasson) January 6, 2021
#BREAKING: Rep. Nancy Pelosi says House “should proceed tonight at the Capitol once it is cleared for use.”
— Matthew Keys (@MatthewKeysLive) January 6, 2021
Pelosi says the House is proceeding.
“To that end, in consultation with Leader Hoyer and Whip Clyburn and after calls to the Pentagon, the Justice Department and the Vice President, we have decided we should proceed tonight at the Capitol once it is cleared for use.” — Pelosi pic.twitter.com/A67KasgjI7
— Kadia Goba (@kadiagoba) January 6, 2021
“A devout Catholic.”
Pelosi, a devout Catholic, in her statement that Congress will proceed to validate the election: “Today, January 6 – the Feast of Epiphany – let us pray that this instigation to violence will provide an epiphany for our country to heal.”
— AlexGangitano (@AlexGangitano) January 6, 2021
TERRIFYING: ‘A young woman was just shot in the neck right [beside] me in the Capitol building’ [videos] https://t.co/srBYEzCaDu
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) January 6, 2021