Capitol shooting victims: Officer has non-life threatening injuries

A Capitol Police cruiser sits outside MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Photo: Kris Van Cleave/WJLA

WASHINGTON (WJLA) -{ }A woman driving a black Infiniti with a one-year-old child inside tried to ram through a White House barricade Thursday afternoon, then led police on a chase toward the Capitol, where police shot and killed her, officials said.{ }Two officers were injured in the chase.

The pursuit began when{ }the car with Connecticut plates sped onto the driveway leading to the White House, over a set of lowered barricades. When she couldn't get through a second barrier, she spun the car in the opposite direction, flipping a Secret Service officer over the hood of the car as she sped away, said B.J. Campbell, a visiting tourist from Portland, Ore.

A fleet of police and Secret Service cars chased the Infiniti toward Capitol Hill. An amateur video shows the car circling a fountain in front of the Capitol. The driver slows down as police approach, and then speeds away.

Chief Cathy Lanier of the Metropolitan Police Department says{ }two officers were injured, but both are expected to be OK.{ }A 23-year Capitol Police veteran whose vehicle hit a barricade{ }was taken to MedStar Washington Hospital Center with non-life threatening injuries.{ }

The suspect was also taken to MedStar where she was pronounced dead.{ }

The child{ }removed { }from the suspect's car was transported to Children's Hospital and is now in protective custody.

In an update released at approximately 7:15 p.m. on Thursday evening, MedStar Washington Hospital Center has stated that a male U.S. Capitol Police officer that was transported to the hospital’s Trauma Unit is in 'good condition.'

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The Associated Press contributed to this report.