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July 17, 2009

Capitol police say suspect killed near Capitol

The shooting occurred after a Capitol police officer tried to make a routine traffic stop near Union Station, a police spokeswoman said. Sgt. Kimberly Schneider said the driver fled, nearly ran over two officers, struck a parked and then crashed into a police cruiser.

Robert Drumm, visiting Washington from Edmond, Oklahoma said he was walking near the Capitol when he saw police cars engaged in a high speech chase with a white Mercedes.

Between the words ‘parked” and “and,” I believe there should be another word (vehicle, car, bike, etc).

Ken

The article says there was a “high speech chase”.

Mario

Several readers pointed these out to us: GBU Editor

U.S. Capitol police officers and investigators work at the scene of a shooting where Capitol police officers shot a man involved in a car chase one block from the U.S. Capitol in Washington July 15, 2009. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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Those of us who grew up watching Walter Cronkite did not think of him as an entertainer. He was a professional broadcast journalist. Guess Reuters (and likely all other news services)don’t have category other than entertainment under which to announce his death. That alone is sad.

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