Man allegedly shoots himself near White House - US Secret Service

Man allegedly shoots himself near White House - US Secret Service
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  • calendar-gray 03 March 2018

A man is reported to have shot himself outside the White House in Washington, the US Secret Service says, APA reports quoting BBC.

 

It tweeted that agents were "responding to reports of a person who allegedly suffered a self-inflicted gun shot wound" outside the north fence.

 

President Donald Trump is not at the White House, but at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida.

 

On 23 February, a car drove into a security barrier outside the building. A 35-year-old woman was detained.

 

The Secret Service said that medical personnel were responding to a male victim. It said no one else has been reported injured in the latest incident.

 

Washington DC police said on Twitter that their "natural death squad" was on the scene.

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