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October 4th, 2013
07:36 PM ET

Use of force justified in DC car chase?

A driver has a confrontation at the White House and speeds away towards Capitol Hill. Police pursue, and in the chaos that follows, they shoot and kill the woman behind the wheel, Miriam Carey. Today, many are asking, "Were their actions justified?" CNN's Brian Todd investigates.

October 3rd, 2013
07:58 PM ET

Capitol Hill shooting eyewitness describes the scene

Wolf Blitzer talks to a woman who witnessed the chaos of the Capitol Hill shooting and describes the tense scene and barrage of gunfire.


Filed under: Capitol Hill shooting
October 3rd, 2013
07:46 PM ET

Rep. McCaul: Capitol Hill shooting not linked to terrorism

Wolf Blitzer talks to House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul, who says that the shooting on Capitol Hill was not linked to terrorism and shares details about the suspect.

October 3rd, 2013
06:53 PM ET

Capitol Hill shooting traced out

It started this afternoon with a confrontation at the White House. Not all of the details are known yet, but police say a woman in a black sedan struck the barricades there that protect the grounds and fled. CNN's Tom Foreman tracks the car chase that followed and ultimately led to one officer injured and the suspect dead on Congress's doorstep.


Filed under: Capitol Hill shooting • Tom Foreman