We might have the name of the officer who killed Ashli Babbitt


The House Sgt. at Arms possibly released the name of the killer of Ashli Babbitt on January 6th. We don’t know who first came up with this clip in which the officer’s name was seemingly mentioned.

His name has come up several times on social media since January 6th.

Timothy Blodgett, in an exchange with Rep. Herrera-Buetler during a hearing on Jan. 6 casually dropped the name, Officer Byrd, as an officer at the door when Mrs. Babbitt was shot. Lt. Byrd appears to be the Commander of the House chambers.

Officer Byrd’s name was unearthed recently with a Roll Call report from 2019. Officer Byrd had left his service weapon in a bathroom. In 2019, and probably still, Officer Michael Byrd was the commander of the House Chambers section of the Capitol Police.

People might be jumping to conclusions on this, but this is Officer Michael Byrd:

The shooting of the unarmed Mrs. Babbitt:

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