Skip to comments.Driver In Capitol Shooting Identified: Miriam Carey Reported To Have History of Mental Illness
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 shed 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.
Didn’t dems say Monica Lewinsky had ‘mental problems’? Well, before she came up with the blue dress...
All this info is coming out about her - She makes 100K cleaning teeth and now they are saying she had mental problems? WTF, over!
An automobile is a weapon in that type of situation, just like fists and feet were in the Trayvon Martin attack.
Is there any indication this woman didn’t simply freak out when confronted by the secret service?
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!!
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.
The boy will be saved from a life with her. Thank goodness.
looks like the steroids took over the LEOs brains and they murdered some baby’s poor hardworking mother
hope the family sues them bigtime
I agree, to hell with these trigger happy bullies
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
Your Caps Lock is on...
Agree with you. Way over reaction to an unharmed female in a Infinity with child in car seat,
Looking at my own squirrely, jewhating and homo family it’s no surprise that there are nutcases in the health industry.
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
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.
My, my DC security folk are a jumpy lot. Are they expectin’ sumptin’?
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