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Sunday, March 04, 2018

Developing: Shots Fired Outside Northlawn Of WH

Law enforcement officers at Lafayette Park across from the White House in Washington, close the area to pedestrian traffic, Saturday, March 3, 2018. A man apparently shot himself along the north fence of the White House midday, according to the Secret Service, which also said he was being treated for the wound. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
A man fatally shot himself outside of the White House following reports of shots fired near the North Lawn.
On Saturday Secret Service members reported responding to a call of a man with a self-inflicted gun shot wound.
The White House was initially under lock down but was lifted approximately 45 minutes after the incident.
According to reports officials have blocked off the roads along the White House perimeter as a safety precaution.
The shooting happened while President Trump and the First Lady visit Florida, but are set to return later Saturday evening.
White House press secretary also said, “we are aware of the situation, the president has been briefed.”
We’ll continue bring you new details as they come into our news room.

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