Shots Fired At The White House – Man Suffered “Self-Inflicted” Gunshot Wound Along Northern Fence
Update II: Washington, DC Police have confirmed that the case of the man who died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot outside the White House on Saturday is being treated as a suicide. The White House is still on lockdown, and the surrounding streets have been closed to traffic.
The department’s “natural death” squad is investigating, and according to a CBS News reporter, police are still at the scene, which has been closed to the press. The man has died from his wounds, the police said.
His name has not yet been released.
Update: Adult male allegedly shot himself along the north fence line of the @WhiteHouse. No other injuries reported. Our natural death squad is on the scene. Will provide updates as they come in.
Update: White House press secretary said “we are aware of the situation, the president has been briefed.”
And everyone can rest easy because The FBI is aware of the situation…
#FBI is aware and is monitoring. https://twitter.com/SecretService/status/969982843152752647 …
The Secret Service are responding to reports of a self-inflicted gunshot wound along the White House’s northern fence.
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 @WhiteHouse.
UPDATE: No other reported injuries related to the incident at @WhiteHouse.
News footage showed officers taping off the scene.
Screenshots from the Fox News broadcast circulating on twitter appeared to show a man lying flat on the ground.
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TLB published this report compiled by Tyler Durden at ZegoHedge.