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More shootings in the US

(9 Posts)
cocoleBOO Thu 03-Oct-13 19:58:37

Capitol has gone into lockdown.

Reports says a police officer is injured.

northernlurker Thu 03-Oct-13 19:59:18

Obama has got to do something radical about gun control. How many lives wrecked?

AnyaKnowIt Thu 03-Oct-13 20:00:05

The lockdown has been lifted. One person arrested

cocoleBOO Thu 03-Oct-13 20:00:13

It's awful, this is starting to be a regular news item.

cocoleBOO Thu 03-Oct-13 20:00:41

That's good news, Anya.

AnyaKnowIt Thu 03-Oct-13 20:20:14

BBC are now saying that a car has crashed into the gates at the white house

meditrina Thu 03-Oct-13 21:12:26

It's not yet clear if the shots were fired by the perpetrator or by law enforcement.

It seems a car attempted to ram a building, a chase ensued and shots were fired. The perpetrator is reported to be dead, and one police officer injured.

Some reports say they was a child in the car.

Motive not known. Incident over, but some areas will remain cordoned off for some time to come.

Moonstorm Thu 03-Oct-13 22:14:55

Female driver killed and young child, possibly under five, taken away.

That poor, poor child.


MurderOfBanshees Thu 03-Oct-13 23:40:04

BBC reporting a one year old girl in the car sad

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