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U.S. Capitol Police secure a perimeter around Capitol Hill following a shooting near the U.S. Capitol in Washington, October 3, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

Driver shot dead in car chase near Capitol

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By Richard Cowan and Margaret Chadbourn

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A dramatic car chase through the streets of Washington from near the White House to the U.S. Capitol ended in gunfire on Thursday when law enforcement officers shot and killed the driver as lawmakers and aides huddled in a lockdown.


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