Family question why driver shot

The family of Miriam Carey, the 34-year-old woman shot dead following a dramatic car chase through the streets of Washington that caused a lockdown on Capitol Hill, have said they do not understand why she was shot, when she was unarmed.

Suspect had 'baby in car' during shooting incident

A baby was inside the car when a woman tried to ram it through the security barricades at the White House, NBC News reporter Luke Russert said.

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Sergeant at Arms tells me, woman drove car, baby inside, woman shot, baby safe, Cap Police officer injured when his car rammed suspect

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Child in suspect's car was taken to the hospital, not injured.

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Sergeant at Arms: "doesn't appear to be terrorist related. Secret Service engaged in car chase, Cap Police assisted

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US Congress staff thank police after 'shooting'

Members of Congress and Capitol Hill staff have taken to twitter to send messages of thanks and appreciation to Capitol Hill Police officers after gunshots were heard in the area.

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Staff and I are safe. Thank you to Capitol Police and first responders, thoughts and prayers with any injured.

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Capitol Police alerted us of reported gunshots on Capitol Hill. My staff and I are okay, and shelter in place has now been lifted

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Capitol Police responded quickly today to incident on Capitol Hill. My staff and I are safe. Thanks to great law enforcement pros.

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