WASHINGTON, DC – According to Capital police and eye witness reports the tragic incident began around 2 p.m. when the woman steered a black Infiniti near the White House
She supposedly drove up to a barrier at the 15th and E street checkpoint and was approached by Secret Service officers. She hurriedly tried to drive away, pulled an erratic three-point turn, struck the barrier and backed into an officer before driving away, the source told.
According to Police the woman sped her car down Pennsylvania Avenue toward the Capitol, where security vehicles stopped it at Garfield Circle.
She slammed into reverse crashing into a cruiser and tried to get away. At that point officers began firing, a witness said.
Dramatic video footage by other witnesses showed the black vehicle then careening around a nearby traffic circle with a police car in close pursuit and then headed away. The car crashed into more security barriers a few blocks later, witnesses said.
The police continued firing shots after the vehicle stopped, even after the woman was hit several times… Metropolitan Police Department Chief Cathy Lanier said the woman now identified as Carey was later pronounced dead,
Inside the car was a 1-year-old child, who was not harmed. The child was taken into protective custody, officials said. Officers didn’t know there was a child inside the woman’s car during the chase, officials said. Also an early investigation revealed that there was no evidence that the woman had a gun or fired a shot.
American Authorities lauded the action of police – instead of questioning why they shot at UN armed civilian with no gun and a baby.