Miriam Carey Identified As Woman Shot By Police Near Capitol
AP/The Huffington Post
By Ashley Alman
Law enforcement officers have confirmed the identity of the woman shot by police outside the Capitol building on Thursday.
The woman who attempted to drive through White House barriers and set off a Capitol Hill police chase was identified as 34-year-old Miriam Carey of Stamford, Conn.
According to ABC News, Carey had a history of mental health issues and suffered from post-partum depression.
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