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Driver In Capitol Shooting Identified: Miriam Carey Reported To Have History of Mental Illness
The Gateway Pundit ^ | 10-3-2013 | Andrea Ryan

Posted on 10/03/2013 7:48:15 PM PDT by servo1969


Miriam Carey (right), is the woman identified in news reports as the suspect in a shooting incident that left Capitol Hill on lockdown for a brief period Thursday afternoon, and has now reportedly been shot dead by police. This photo is from a newsletter announcing her having been hired as a hygenist at a Connecticut periodontics practice. Advanced Periodontics -ibtimes.com

A woman with a one year old child unsuccessfully tried to ram her car through the security gates of the White House today. The police and Secret Service pursued the woman, and even though reports say she was not armed, she was eventually shot and killed outside the U.S. Capitol.

The driver has now been identified as 34 year old, Connecticut resident Miriam Carey, a dental hygienist working in Connecticut prisons. She reportedly has a history of mental health issues.

According to the New York Daily News,

Connecticut woman shot dead outside U.S. Capitol had history of ‘mental health issues’; police say there is ‘no nexus to terrorism’

After attempting to ram the White House gate, Miriam Carey, 34, a dental hygienist who once lived in Brooklyn, led Secret Service and police on a pursuit toward the Capitol where she was gunned down. Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Tex.), who said he was briefed by Homeland Security, said she did not appear armed. “There was no return fire,” he said.

There was horror on the Hill when a crazed Connecticut woman who tried to ram her way into the White House was shot and killed Thursday after she led police on a high-speed chase through the heart of Washington.

Two police officers were injured trying to stop Miriam Carey, but the year-old baby girl she’d taken along on her death ride somehow survived, police said.

Now investigators are trying to determine why Carey, a 34-year-old dental hygienist from Stamford who once lived in Brooklyn, went on a tear.

New video has been released of the suspect being surrounded by police and then suddenly sped away. Shots can be heard as police take off after her.

[video]


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: Connecticut; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: capitol; carey; deathbycop; mentalillness; miriam; miriamcarey; shooting
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Sad.
1 posted on 10/03/2013 7:48:15 PM PDT by servo1969
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To: servo1969

Didn’t dems say Monica Lewinsky had ‘mental problems’? Well, before she came up with the blue dress...


2 posted on 10/03/2013 7:50:24 PM PDT by GOPJ (Brieitbart sent me... Freeper newfreep)
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To: servo1969

All this info is coming out about her - She makes 100K cleaning teeth and now they are saying she had mental problems? WTF, over!


3 posted on 10/03/2013 7:50:54 PM PDT by Ken522
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To: servo1969

An automobile is a weapon in that type of situation, just like fists and feet were in the Trayvon Martin attack.


4 posted on 10/03/2013 7:52:49 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You can't invade the mainland US There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: Ken522
Relax. This is how mental health issues are covered under Obamacare.
5 posted on 10/03/2013 7:53:03 PM PDT by bitterohiogunclinger (Proudly casting a heavy carbon footprint as I clean my guns ---)
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To: servo1969

Is there any indication this woman didn’t simply freak out when confronted by the secret service?


6 posted on 10/03/2013 7:53:08 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: servo1969

THIS INNOCENT WOMAN WAS MURDERED BY BARNEY FIFE. IT IS A TRAVESTY BEYOND DESCRIPTION. SHE WAS FIRED ON FOR GRAZING A barrycade AND THEN SHOT TO DEATH TOTALLY UNARMED WITH HER 12 MONTH OLD STRAPPED SECURELY IN THE BACK SEAT. DAMNED THESE BASTARDS!!


7 posted on 10/03/2013 7:53:31 PM PDT by SADMILLIE (r)
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To: servo1969

She wasn’t a former member of the military that was Manchurian-candidated into doing this was she?

Poor lady, maybe her life was just messed up and she knew a sure way to end it.


8 posted on 10/03/2013 7:54:03 PM PDT by madison10
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To: servo1969
The WORST part was that she had her one-year-old with her. What a jackass she was--selfish. She didn't give a damn about the baby but HAD to do what she WANTED to do and the hell with the rest of the world.

The boy will be saved from a life with her. Thank goodness.

9 posted on 10/03/2013 7:54:39 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: servo1969

looks like the steroids took over the LEOs brains and they murdered some baby’s poor hardworking mother

hope the family sues them bigtime


10 posted on 10/03/2013 7:55:13 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: SADMILLIE

I agree, to hell with these trigger happy bullies


11 posted on 10/03/2013 7:56:12 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: servo1969

If true it is very sad indeed. Speaking as a father with a child diagnosed with a serious brain disorder, I will say that the mental health care system sucks and the stigma placed on people who are affected sucks even more. It’s why I teach this: http://www.nami.org/f2f


12 posted on 10/03/2013 7:56:36 PM PDT by JaguarXKE (1973: Reporters investigate All the President's Men. 2013: Reporters ARE all the President's men)
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To: SADMILLIE

Your Caps Lock is on...


13 posted on 10/03/2013 7:56:39 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: skeeter
Is there any indication this woman didn’t simply freak out when confronted by the secret service?

That is what I'm thinking happened. There have been many blurbs about "history of mental illness" but I haven't seen any details yet to back that up. If the whole incident was just a panicked response to guns and shouts from the police, the result is horrifying on many levels.
14 posted on 10/03/2013 7:57:06 PM PDT by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: SADMILLIE

Agree with you. Way over reaction to an unharmed female in a Infinity with child in car seat,


15 posted on 10/03/2013 7:57:56 PM PDT by mojo114 (Pray for our military)
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To: servo1969

Looking at my own squirrely, jewhating and homo family it’s no surprise that there are nutcases in the health industry.


16 posted on 10/03/2013 7:58:38 PM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Obama: the bearded lady of the Muslim Brotherhood))
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To: servo1969
True victim here is the kid. Even if you believe the goobermunt's story that this lady was coo-coo or if you believe that she was just genuinely afraid for her life when confronted by authority and armed thugs with guns, the kid still loses. He gets to grow up without a mother or father. At least most black kids have ONE parent. That is, the thirteen million that haven't been murdered/aborted have one parent.

Absence of paternal and maternal parents = detrimental childhood development.
17 posted on 10/03/2013 7:59:44 PM PDT by MN.Gruber06 (A besieged constituent in the beautiful Star of the North. Vote OUT Franken, Klobuchar and Dayton.)
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To: servo1969

she had a ‘history’ of mental illness. of course she did...

she voted for 0bama, didn’t she?

voted for the dick that set up the system that killed her.

karma’s a bitch


18 posted on 10/03/2013 8:00:04 PM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: Ken522
All this info is coming out about her - She makes 100K cleaning teeth and now they are saying she had mental problems? WTF, over!

The article says she worked for a periodontal practice, which is probably a bit more intense than regular preventive hygiene. But I never heard it said that someone making 100K was immune to mental problems.

19 posted on 10/03/2013 8:03:02 PM PDT by Mr Ramsbotham (I'll retire to Bedlam.)
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To: servo1969

My, my DC security folk are a jumpy lot. Are they expectin’ sumptin’?


20 posted on 10/03/2013 8:03:08 PM PDT by Thorliveshere (I wish I lived in Texas.)
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To: SADMILLIE

Ummm, no caps lock please...


21 posted on 10/03/2013 8:03:15 PM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company after the election, & laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: servo1969

I still don’t know how, when she was surrounded by officers in a sitting position, that they can justify killing an unarmed woman no matter how many barricades or police cars she hit. It’s not like she was wearing a suicide vest and about to blow herself up.


22 posted on 10/03/2013 8:04:52 PM PDT by doc maverick
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To: servo1969
Now, if Miley Cyrus REALLY wanted attention....

Maybe someone can photoshop Miley holding her breasts into that picture.

23 posted on 10/03/2013 8:09:51 PM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: servo1969

The idea that a pleasant and intelligent woman can endanger her baby and forfeit her own live in some idiocy is saddening.


24 posted on 10/03/2013 8:11:03 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
just like fists and feet were in the Trayvon Martin attack.

The sidewalk, the sidewalk!

25 posted on 10/03/2013 8:12:39 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (The "government" is nothing but a RAT jobs program)
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To: servo1969

Listen, I know that a few of my fellow FReepers truly despise police officers. I mean really hate them.
And they may have every reason to do so.
I’m also pretty sure that these same people will immediately brand me a boot-licking ***kisser if I don’t claim that all cops are jack-booted thugs who love killing dogs.
But - there is an eye witness that saw the car nearly run someone down - up on the hood and off the side.
And maybe they were trigger happy at the very end - I don’t know.
But you can’t say she was unarmed.
She was definitely armed.
With a 3,000lb piece of metal and plastic.


26 posted on 10/03/2013 8:13:58 PM PDT by servo1969
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To: servo1969

Here comes the character assassination right on cue.
Gotta demonize the states victim to justify the states
crime.


27 posted on 10/03/2013 8:15:09 PM PDT by nvscanman
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To: servo1969

did they really shoot up an unarmed woman after she exited the vehicle?

There is NO excuse for that.

No taser? no pepper spray? no attempt to restrain her at all?

Do they shoot litterbugs too? Have snipers at public parks?

DO not step on the grass!


28 posted on 10/03/2013 8:15:36 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: Mr Ramsbotham
But I never heard it said that someone making 100K was immune to mental problems.

Just look at Congress!

29 posted on 10/03/2013 8:20:11 PM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: servo1969

I would never brand LEOs as evil, nor paint them all with a broad brush.

However...why would you expect cops in a big filthy RAT city, to be any less corrupt and incompetent than their RAT/union-thug/mafia bosses?


30 posted on 10/03/2013 8:21:43 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (The "government" is nothing but a RAT jobs program)
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To: servo1969

Message from Obama: Stay off MY yard.

Sequestration Strictly Enforced.


31 posted on 10/03/2013 8:22:03 PM PDT by Gator113 (The mighty Bear ate the cowardly rat. Obama must resign.)
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To: Gator113

Why did DC cops chase down and shoot an unarmed woman??

* because they are all racists!

** because they are all NAZI’s

*** because they are all gun-toting maniacs with itchy trigger fingers

**** because they scared of unarmed black female drivers who are lost and scared

*x5 because they were saving all of DC, heroically, from the “attack” of a lone unarmed female

*x6 psychological problems were obvious and ObamaCare won’t cover it

*x7 The jail was closed because of the shut-down and shooting was the only option at the moment (they could think of?)

*x8 Sequester meant no recharging their tasers

*x9 she was carrying a concealed baby in the car

*x10 Her purse was made by Kalashnikov

*x11 Because there was no crazy biker gang to chase her down

*x12 Ted Cruz’s fault

*x13 Barrycades!

*x14 Because an air strike would take too long

*x15 Bush!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

BONUS *x16 Joos!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


32 posted on 10/03/2013 8:23:40 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: servo1969

If the driver had been a conservative, the narrative would be much, much different.


33 posted on 10/03/2013 8:24:29 PM PDT by oldbrowser (We have a rogue government in Washington)
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To: servo1969

My understanding is they shot her after she got out of her car..


34 posted on 10/03/2013 8:27:38 PM PDT by Frapster (frak)
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To: Frapster

They will be shooting a lot more citizens. They are only starting, have billions of rounds. They will shoot the population into submission. Same as Lenin and Stalin. And Hitler.


35 posted on 10/03/2013 8:33:51 PM PDT by FlyingEagle
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To: servo1969
If Obama had an older daughter....
36 posted on 10/03/2013 8:34:23 PM PDT by M-cubed
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To: Frapster

Need video. Is any available?


37 posted on 10/03/2013 8:42:24 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: servo1969

Is “history of mental health issues’” now a euphemism for “registered Democrat”?


38 posted on 10/03/2013 8:45:49 PM PDT by anonsquared
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To: no-to-illegals

You going to start spamming this thread in support of the trigger-happy coppers, just like yesterday?


39 posted on 10/03/2013 8:48:50 PM PDT by kiryandil (turning Americans into felons, one obnoxious drunk at a time (Zero Tolerance!!!))
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To: skeeter
Is there any indication this woman didn’t simply freak out when confronted by the secret service?

That's Mike Savage's contention.

40 posted on 10/03/2013 8:52:42 PM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished.)
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To: mojo114
Agree with you. Way over reaction to an unharmed female in a Infinity with child in car seat,

I didn't see any action taken short of deadly fire except yelling and poimting guns.

41 posted on 10/03/2013 8:55:09 PM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished.)
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To: GeronL

My favorite:

“Sequester meant no recharging their tasers”


42 posted on 10/03/2013 8:57:47 PM PDT by Gator113 (The mighty Bear ate the cowardly rat. Obama must resign.)
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To: servo1969

She ran over a cop. From then on it was suicide by cop. Sad but true.


43 posted on 10/03/2013 9:03:06 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: JaguarXKE

Kudos to you, agree 100%. Mental health care truly sucks and in the best cases is difficult. I’ll pray for your child and you.

Cops are trained to deal with people who have mental illness. I’m not clear on the circumstances here, initially they said she was shooting people, then I heard it was the cops doing all the shooting. Guess we’ll find out soon enough.


44 posted on 10/03/2013 9:04:19 PM PDT by lafarge
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To: servo1969

Tougher standards for drivers licenses.


45 posted on 10/03/2013 9:04:24 PM PDT by NowApproachingMidnight (Civilizations die from suicide, not murder.)
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To: SADMILLIE

She grazed a barricade? Are you serious? And they killed her?


46 posted on 10/03/2013 9:05:31 PM PDT by NowApproachingMidnight (Civilizations die from suicide, not murder.)
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To: skeeter
Is there any indication this woman didn’t simply freak out when confronted by the secret service?

??

Clearly she did freak out - - that's why she ended up dead.

47 posted on 10/03/2013 9:06:33 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: NowApproachingMidnight

She ran over a cop and demolished a police cruiser with an officer inside. The brotherhood protects brothers. Unfortunate.


48 posted on 10/03/2013 9:08:02 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: kiryandil

I’ve been nice! There is no cause for you or me to escalate this! Understand?


49 posted on 10/03/2013 9:09:21 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: VRWC For Truth
She ran over a cop and demolished a police cruiser with an officer inside.

Last I heard she didn't directly do the latter. Some cop wanting to get in on the chase did that himself.

50 posted on 10/03/2013 9:13:25 PM PDT by EternalVigilance (Throw All The Bums Out.)
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