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Deceased Driver Identified in Police Involved Shooting Near US Capitol

Friday, October 4, 2013

The Metropolitan Police Department has identified the driver of the black Infiniti who was fatally shot Thursday, October 3, 2013 after the vehicle she was driving struck a barrier near the White House, struck an officer, and then led officers on a pursuit near the US Capitol.

The decedent is identified as 34-year-old Miriam Carey, of Stamford, CT.

This case is under investigation by the Metropolitan Police Department’s Internal Affairs Division with assistance from US Secret Service, US Capitol Police, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Further information will be forthcoming.