shooting in Washington

A lockdown of the U.S. Capitol was lifted after gunshots were fired near the White House in Washington, D.C. today.

Shooting erupted following a car chase that began with a car ramming a barricade near the White House on Thursday, USA Today reports.

The female driver led Capitol police on a brief car chase that ended with an exchange of gunfire. One officer was reported injured in a related car accident.

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