Authorities Respond To Reports Of Shots Fired Near White House

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White House On Lockdown As Gunman Shoots Himself Near North Lawn: 1st Videos Of Scary Scene
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04 March, 2018

At the time, President Donald Trump and first lady Melania were at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida.

"The reality is, even though there's a fence line that's closely monitored and guarded, you can get pretty close to the White House with a weapon", he says.

The White House was put on lockdown for more than two hours over the incident. He is expected to return to Washington Saturday night.

The agency said in a Twitter post there were no other reported injuries related to the incident. A law enforcement official told CBS News' Pat Milton the man apparently shot himself, and the U.S. Secret Service treated the matter as a suicide attempt.

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The Washington, DC, Metropolitan Police Department is taking the lead in the investigation, the Secret Service spokesperson said.

A man who shot himself outside of the White House Saturday morning died a few hours later, according to the U.S. Secret Service.

Reporters at the White House tweeted about sheltering in place.

The White House said earlier it was of the situation and that Trump was briefed. A Tennessee woman intentionally rammed her auto into a barrier outside of the White House on February 23.


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