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Probe clears police officer who shot woman in Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol attack

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By Jan Wolfe WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Capitol Police said on Monday an internal investigation has found no wrongdoing by the police officer who shot Ashli Babbitt, a supporter of then-President Donald Trump killed during the siege of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. The police department said in a news release it determined the officer’s conduct was “lawful and within Department policy.” The officer, who has not been publicly identified, will not face internal discipline. Babbitt, 35, was a U.S. Air Force veteran who embraced far-right conspiracy theories on social media, including Trump’s f…

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