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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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Toddler pictured being carried from car by officials

A young girl is carried from the area by security officials Credit: EBU

The 18-month-old child who was in the car during a chase near the White House was not injured and has been placed with child protective services.

NBC News cites law enforcement sources as saying that the child is believed to be the driver's daughter.

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