On the one-year anniversary of the brutal and deadly Capitol riots, some videos and images are still considered particularly shocking.
In the year since protesters broke down barricades in front of the Capitol building and entered the grounds while Congress was certifying the 2020 election, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Washington, DC, has forced more than 700 people.
Four people died on the day of the attack and one policeman, Brian Sicknick, died of two strokes a day later.
Here are some of the more astonishing moments that occurred during the hours that the building was under siege.
RIOTER HITS COP WITH FIRE EXTINGUISHER
Shocking video released in the days after the attack shows the moment a rioter hit the policeman in the head with a fire extinguisher.
Footage shows a group of protesters breaking barriers in front of the Capitol.
Moments later, a rioter hurled a fire extinguisher at a group of officers below, banging on a one-man’s helmet.
COP CRUSHED BY DOOR
Video footage also appeared of another Capitol The policeman was pressed on the door after his gas mask was ripped off by the MAGA mob.
Shocking footage captures the moments the young officer was crushed against a metal door as rioters stormed the Capitol building.
The officer can be seen screaming as his face bleeds in the disturbing footage.
PHOTOGRAPHY OF RIOTER WITH TIES ZIP
An image that shocked Americans across the country captured a rioter who appeared to be wear a bulletproof vest and bring some lanyards.
Image of the rioter in the Senate Chamber jumping over a chair with a lanyard in his hand, suggesting he may have planned to take hostages.
The photo was taken the moment after members of Parliament panicked and ran out of the room.
FEELING ABOUT PELOSI’S TABLE
Another shocking image shows accused rioter Richard “Bigo” Barnett, 60, resting his feet on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s desk.
Barnett was seen smirking and relaxing as he passed the Speaker’s office.
He is facing multiple rioting-related charges, but has stated that he was swept up in the crowd and pushed into the building, according to 5news online.
LAWYERS IN THE SENATE CHAMBER
Lawmakers expressed fear for their lives when protesters stormed the Capitol building as they tried to certify the Electoral College vote.
In one shocking image, Colorado Representative Jason Crow appears to be comforting Pennsylvania Representative Wild Susan as they cover up in the Senate Chamber.
Lawmakers were forced to justify themselves when authorities tried to remove protesters from the building.
THE QANON SHAMAN
A man named Jake Angeli, aka QAnon Shaman, shocked the masses when he appeared at the Capitol building topless, wearing a helmet with horns and an American flag on his face.
He was sentenced to 41 months in prison after participating in the January 6 siege of Capitol Hill.
RIOTERS SEEN SCALING WALLS
Shortly after former President Trump finished his address to supporters on the day of the riot, huge crowds marched to the Capitol building and began to flock there.
Shocking photos and videos taken early in the attempted siege show rioters spreading across the building’s walls.
Some can be seen hanging or climbing walls, while others can be seen fighting over barricades with Capitol Police officers.
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