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Capitol car chase puts DC on edge

The U.S. Capitol was placed on lockdown following a car chase involving a woman who attempted to ram a security fence at the White House.

Police close in on the U.S. Capitol as people run for cover after reports of a shooting Oct. 3. Alex Wong / Getty Images
Police run after shots were fired on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 3. The Capitol was placed on lockdown. A woman tried to ram a car into the White House gate and was chased by Secret Service and Capitol Police. Jewel Samad / AFP - Getty Images
U.S.Capitol Police surround a car with their guns drawn at the corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and 1st Street NW in this frame grab from Alhurra TV video taken during an incident in Washington on Oct. 3. Alhurra / Reuters
A black car speeds away from police on Oct. 3 near the U.S. Capitol. Alhurra / AFP - Getty Images
Seen from the U.S. Capitol, tourists flee near the Senate side of the building Oct. 3 following reports of a shooting. Mandel Ngan / AFP - Getty Images
FBI agents in SWAT gear respond to reports of shots fired at the U.S. Capitol on Oct. 3. Win McNamee / Getty Images
Capitol Police enforce the lockdown at the U.S. Capitol on Oct. 3. Mark Wilson / Getty Images
People watch as law enforcement officers congregate on Constitution Avenue after reports of shooting on Capitol Hill on Oct. 3. Brendan Smialowski / AFP - Getty Images
Police officers attend to an injured officer after an incident near the Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 3. Jewel Samad / AFP - Getty Images
Police swarm around a car on the grass near the U.S. Capitol on Oct. 3. Alex Wong / Getty Images
Tim Arnold takes cover as gunshots are heard at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Oct. 3. Jewel Samad / AFP - Getty Images
An injured person is loaded onto a U.S. Park Police helicopter on the Mall in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 3. Alex Brandon / AP
Rescue personnel surround a smashed U.S. Capitol Police car following an incident near the Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 3. Kevin Lamarque / Reuters
Police gather near Capitol Hill on Oct. 3. Alex Brandon / AP
A police officer checks out a car involved in an incident near the U.S. Capitol on Oct. 3. Mark Wilson / Getty Images
Police officers secure the scene near the U.S. Capitol on Oct. 3. Larry Downing / Reuters
Reporters gather on the North Lawn of the White House on Oct. 3. The executive mansion was put on lockdown after a report of shots fired at the U.S. Capitol. Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images
U.S. Capitol Police Chief Kim Dine speaks to the media after an incident near the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Oct. 3. Larry Downing / Reuters
Miriam Carey in an undated photo. Investigators are attempting to determine why an unarmed Stamford, Conn., woman ran her car into a security fence outside the White House on Oct. 3 before leading authorities on a short chase that ended with her death in a hail of police gunfire near the U.S. Capitol. Courtesy Dr. Barry Weiss
Law enforcement from local, state and federal jurisdictions investigate the residence of Miriam Carey in Stamford, Conn., on Oct. 3. Law-enforcement authorities have identified Carey, 34, as the woman who, with a 1-year-old child in her car, led Secret Service and police on a harrowing chase in Washington from the White House past the Capitol, attempting to penetrate the security barriers at both national landmarks before she was shot to death, police said. The child survived. Christian Abraham / The Stamford Advocate via AP
Law enforcement from local, state and federal jurisdictions investigate the residence of Miriam Carey in Stamford, Conn., on Oct. 3. Authorities identified Carey as the driver in the incident in Washington, D.C., earlier in the day. Jason Rearick / AP