Shots Fired Near White House

OnFocus: At approximately 11:46 AM, a white male suffered a self-inflicted gun-shot wound to the head outside the North White House fence line.

The subject is deceased. The subject approached the vicinity of the North White House fence line and removed a concealed handgun and fired several rounds, none of which appear at this time to have been directed towards the White House.

The President and First Lady were not in the White House at the time of the incident.

The Washington DC Metropolitan Police Department will be the lead investigative organization for this shooting, supported by the U.S. Secret Service Washington Field Office and other law enforcement organizations.

No other persons were injured as a result of this incident to include Secret Service and responding law enforcement and medical emergency response personnel.

Note: The deceased has been identified by Secret Service and MPD authorities –name intentionally withheld pending next of kin notifications.

Secret Service Statement Regarding March 3, 2018 Shooting Incident Near the White House.

 12:22 EST

UPDATE: Medical Personnel are responding to the male victim.

 12:14 EST

UPDATE: Pedestrian and Vehicular traffic around the is being impacted due to the incident.


More UPDATE: No other reported injuries related to the incident at .

12:08 EST BREAKING: Secret Service personnel are responding to reports of a person who allegedly suffered a self-inflicted gun shot wound along the north fence line of .

 

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