US official: Female suspect in US Capitol shooting killed by police

By REUTERS
October 3, 2013 22:29

WASHINGTON - A woman suspected of being involved in a car chase across central Washington was shot and killed by police outside the US Capitol building on Thursday, a US official said.

The incident, which sparked a lockdown of Congress, began when the woman tried to ram through security barricades outside the White House.The official said a Capitol policeman was injured when the car driven by the suspect crashed outside the Capitol.


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