By Jeff Zeleny, Russell Goldman and Mike Levine
WASHINGTON, DC (ABCNews.com) — An attempt to ram the White House gates ended with shots fired at the U.S. Capitol, senators put under lockdown and a female suspect dead, sources told ABC News.
A Capitol police officer was also reported shot, sources said.
The suspect was killed by cops near the Capitol following a high speed chase from the White House, along Pennsylvania Ave., the same route the president walks typically walks following an inauguration.
A child was found unhurt in the woman’s car, authorities said. The woman was not carrying ID and has not been identified. Police said there were no weapons found in the suspect’s car.
Sources said the woman’s vehicle is leased with out of state license plates.