in downtown Stamford early in the evening came to a halt as four
helicopters, a national media corps and scores of local, state and
federal law enforcement officials swarmed the normally tranquil Woodside
Green apartments—a carefully landscaped, higher-end co-op complex
across the street from a major shopping area in this city of about
was unarmed, law enforcement sources have said. All the shots in the
incident, which occurred about 2:20 p.m., were fired by police trying to
stop her, according to a 4:49 p.m. update on the Washington Post's website.
Carey reportedly led police on a high-speed chase after ramming a gate to the White House, police told Georgetown Patch.
There was a child in the car at the time, according to multiple news
reports. The child has been transported to a hospital with serious but
non-life-threatening injuries, according to Georgetown Patch. An officer
in Washington, D.C., also suffered non-life-threatening injuries during
the chase, Patch reports.
a press statement issued late Thursday, Stamford Mayor Michael Pavia
said: "A full investigation is underway by federal authorities who are
in Stamford currently. Stamford police are assisting federal authorities