Suspect in US Capitol chase pronounced dead

A woman, who tried to ram through a White House barricade then led police on a chase towards the US Capitol building, has been pronounced dead, an official said.

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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.