Tragedy as President Trump's supporter shoots himself after Capitol Hill protest

Tragedy as President Trump's supporter shoots himself after Capitol Hill protest

- Another sad incident has occurred in America following the riots at the Capitol building

- The tragedy occurred at the home of Christopher Stanton Georgia, a Trump supporter

- The father of three had a pending court case for the role he played during the Capitol protests

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A supporter of President Donald Trump has shot himself after he was arrested during the violent Capitol Hill siege in Washington DC.

According to Daily Mail, Christopher Stanton Georgia, 53, was reported to have shot himself in the chest at his home in Alpharetta, on Saturday, January 9.

Tragedy as President Trump supporter shots himself after Capitol Hill protest
Some US politicians have accused Trump of inciting the protest at the Capitol. Photo: Mark Makela
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The Fulton County Medical Examiner ruled the death as a suicide. His wife had found him in the basement of the home they shared.

Court documents showed that the father of two was facing charges of attempting to enter the United States Capitol grounds against the will of the police.

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The UK Sun reported that the man was arrested when he and other protesters refused to vacate the Capitol building surrounding area in violation of the 6pm curfew.

Meanwhile, for the second time in two years, United States president, Donald Trump has been impeached by the US House of Representatives led by Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

Trump who only has few days to the expiration of his tenure was impeached after he incited his followers to attack the capitol in an effort to stop the certification of Joe Biden's presidential election win.

The Democrats alongside some of their Republican colleagues voted to impeach the controversial president on allegation of incitement of insurrection.

In another news, President Donald Trump may serve out the remainder of his term without being removed despite his second impeachment by the United States' House of Representatives.

This follows the statement by the US Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell, rejecting the calls by the Democrats to reconvene the Senate immediately for the president's trial, CNN reports.

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According to the media outfit, McConnell said the Senate won't return until Tuesday, January 19, implying that President Trump's impeachment trial won't begin until Joe Biden takes over the White House.

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