Shots fired outside U.S. Capitol

POSTED: 08:43 AM CST Dec 24, 2013    UPDATED: 03:13 PM CDT Oct 03, 2013 

Gunfire erupted Thursday near the U.S. Capitol after a motorist apparently trying to get through security barriers on Pennsylvania Avenue near the White House was chased by police, according to the U.S. Secret Service. Take a look at images from the scene.

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James Lawler Duggan/Reuters

Police near the U.S. Capitol opened fire on Thursday on a car being chased by authorities from near the White House, hitting a woman driving the vehicle that also contained a child, an intelligence source told CNN.

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