(CBS) WASHINGTON D.C. - Two police officers were injured but are expected to be fine after
Lanier also confirmed that the suspect, whom authorities declined to identify, was killed by gunfire.
is in good condition and is in protective custody, Lanier said. Chief Kim Dine of the U.S. Capitol Police said the child was taken to the hospital.
Ed Donovan with the Secret Service said the incident began when the suspect drove a black Infinity sedan into a White House barrier. He said the vehicle then fled and in fleeing, struck an officer. He said no shots were fired at the White House.
Officers pursued the vehicle and attempted to make a stop, but the vehicle eluded them, Dine said. Authorities say the pursuit spanned several blocks and shots were fired in at least two locations.
The suspect was ultimately killed by gunfire.
Dine said that
Earlier,, the U.S.-based and congressionally funded Arabic language satellite TV station, that shows the suspect's car jerking backward toward police officers whose guns are drawn, then speeding off. The car rounds a traffic circle and then heads toward the U.S. Capitol building, near where the driver was eventually shot by police.
Authorities said the incident is believed to have no relation to terrorism. Still, it "does not appear in anyway to be an accident," Lanier said.
A law enforcement official told CBS News police were at an apartment complex in Stamford, Conn., apparently ready to execute a search warrant.