Miriam Carey, 34, was shot and killed by police following a police chase outside the Capitol building on Oct. 3. Her mother revealed that she had been suffering from postpartum depression following the birth of her daughter. PPD is actually very common — and treatable. HollywoodLife.com spoke to an expert psychotherapist about the forms of this type of depression.
Miriam Carey was killed by police after she hit a security barricade and a police car and sped wildly away from the Secret Service, igniting a dangerous chase. The new mom had her 1-year-old daughter in the car at the time of the car chase and shooting. The girl was safely removed from the vehicle and put into police “protective custody.” After the tragic event, Miriam’s own mother revealed that Miriam had been suffering from postpartum depression following the birth of her daughter.
Multiple news outlets are reporting that law enforcement officers have identified 34-year-old dental hygienist Miriam Carey as the woman who was shot and killed by police outside the Capitol building on Oct. 3.
Police believe Miriam Carey, of Stamford, Conn., was the woman who crashed her black Infiniti into a security barrier outside the White House, and then sped off in direction of the U.S. Capitol, leading police on a wild chase on Oct. 3. Law enforcement officials say Miriam was unarmed, according to The Washington Post.
A female suspect is now reportedly dead, after leading police in a car chase, and crashing outside the Capitol building.
It was a scary day in Washington, D.C. On Oct. 3, Capitol Hill issued a Shelter In Place after shots were fired nearby. It has now been revealed that the suspect was a woman who hit her black Lexus into a gate at the White House, and then sped off in direction of the U.S. Capitol.
Multiple gunshots were fired near Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 3. Police actively pursued a black vehicle that was driving erratically near the White House. Police were authorized to use force in the chase. Shots were fired at the vehicle, which was discovered to be carrying a young child as a passenger.
A suspicious car was driving erratically and attempting to bypass police barricades near Capitol Hill on Oct. 3. Shots were fires by law enforcement in attempts to control, following police authorization to use force against the car. A very young child was later removed from the car. Police explain that they did not know that a child was in the vehicle, or what the driver’s intent was when she hit into a police barricade. The young girl was removed from the vehicle after the chase and subsequent crash, and appeared uninjured following the shoot-out and crash.
Gunshots were fired on Capitol Hill and at least once police officer has been wounded. The suspect is now reportedly dead, CNN confirms. A child was removed from the car of the suspect and appears uninjured.
A suspect is reportedly dead after being killed in a police chase that started near the White House in Wash., D.C. and ended near Capitol Hill. Gunshots were heard at around 2:30 p.m. ET, Oct. 3.
A female suspect was been taken under custody, and now is reportedly dead after trying to run her vehicle into the gates of the White House. She was chased and hit by Secret Service, and exchanged shots with police outside of the Capitol, NBC News reports.
Capitol Police issued a Shelter In Place order after the reports of shots being fired nearby. It was lifted at approximately 3:00 PM. There is now a report that the suspect is dead, according to Bloomberg. Congressmen and Senators have been tweeting reactions and reports.