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Shots fired outside U.S. Capitol

Published: Oct 03 2013 03:15:30 PM EDT   Updated On: Oct 03 2013 04:13:13 PM EDT

Gunfire erupted Thursday near the U.S. Capitol after a motorist apparently trying to get through security barriers on Pennsylvania Avenue near the White House was chased by police, according to the U.S. Secret Service. Take a look at images from the scene.

Police tape outside Capitol
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James Lawler Duggan/Reuters

Police near the U.S. Capitol opened fire on Thursday on a car being chased by authorities from near the White House, hitting a woman driving the vehicle that also contained a child, an intelligence source told CNN.

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