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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.

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Report: Driver in car chase had mental health issues

Relatives of the driver killed in a chase near the White House have told police that she had mental health issues, NBC News reports citing a senior law enforcement official.

Miriam Carey, 34, is said to have had a fall a couple of years ago leading to the issues.

Carey's employer corroborated that she had suffered a fall, and that she had returned to work pregnant.

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