Secret Service Respond to Man Who Shot Himself Outside White House

Man reportedly shoots himself outside of White House

Law enforcement personnel spent about four hours Saturday afternoon searching a maroon Honda Accord with an Alabama license plate parked on the street near the Capital Hilton hotel, a few blocks from the White House. The Secret Service confirmed that no member of the First Family was at the White House when the incident occurred.

The incident happened along the North White House fence line, the Secret Service said in a statement.

Just before noon local time (5 pm GMT), the man, reportedly, walked towards the White House's fence on Pennsylvania Avenue.

The Secret Service says pedestrian and auto traffic near the White House is being impacted due to the incident. The White House says it was aware of the situation and that Trump was briefed.

The District of Columbia police confirms its homicide/natural death unit is responding.




As a precaution, the Secret Service shutdown all roads along the White House perimeter.

Authorities have identified the man but are withholding his name pending communication with his next of kin.

Outside the White House several blocks are closed down by the Secret Service after reports a person allegedly suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Trump is supposed to return to Washington D.C. from his Mar-a-Lago resort on Saturday evening for the Gridiron Dinner.

Disturbances outside the White House are not rare. A Tennessee woman intentionally rammed her vehicle into a barrier outside of the White House on February 23.

Related news:

Hot News

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Turkish soldiers killed, 13 wounded during clash in Syria
Mar 04, 2018 - 01:42
The latest casualties bring the number of Turkish soldiers killed since the launch of "Operation Olive Branch" to at least 40. A Turkish helicopter was also reportedly struck while attempting to rescue injured soldiers and was forced to turn back.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top India, Vietnam to work for open Indo-Pacific region
Mar 04, 2018 - 01:41
On his part, Quang said that both countries will work together for regional security, including maritime and cyber security. This was followed by the Vietnam - India Business Forum, and some other engagements and meetings with senior officials.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Pakistan's senate election seen as a bellwether for Shahbaz Sharif
Mar 04, 2018 - 01:40
Members of the National Assembly will also elect senators for Islamabad and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas. Polling in all four provincial assemblies and the parliament started at 9am and continued until 4 without a halt.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Live cricket scores of New Zealand vs England, 3rd ODI in Wellington
Mar 04, 2018 - 01:39
The team England is now travelling in New Zealand and as per the schedule, they are playing an ODI series against the Black Caps. England have taken a 2-1 lead in the ODI series against New Zealand after a thrilling four-run victory in Wellington .

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Central Michigan Student Killed Parents At Dorm On Eve Of Spring Break
Mar 04, 2018 - 01:37
Friday was the last day of classes before spring break, so many students had already left campus or were waiting for a ride home. A Central Michigan University student suspected of fatally shooting his parents in a dormitory has been charged with murder.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top How NFL draft analysts view Ohio State quarterback JT Barrett
Mar 04, 2018 - 01:35
He told the NFL Network that he wanted to run the 40-yard dash in 4.3 seconds and reach 42 inches in the vertical jump . Barkley is widely viewed as a top-five draft pick in the 2018 NFL Draft .

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Amazon Alexa Down: Echo's Voice Assistant Not Working Across The US
Mar 03, 2018 - 03:11
The idea is for Alexa to be able to hear and listen to a conversation and then translate the words to make sense. One possible way of doing this is by having Alexa translate language in a more sophisticated manner.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Sacked Google employee files lawsuit against company citing bias
Mar 03, 2018 - 03:11
Wilberg, who spent nine years at Google before he was sacked last November, worked as a YouTube recruiter for four years. A Google spokeswoman said the company will vigorously defend itself against the lawsuit.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Assembly Elections: Counting of votes for Tripura, Meghalaya, Nagaland on Saturday
Mar 03, 2018 - 03:10
The CPI-M had won 49 of the 55 seats it contested while the Congress managed to win 10 out of 48 seats it contested. All the three states have 60 assembly seats each but elections were held in only 59 constituencies.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Dick's Sporting Goods ends sale of assault-style rifles in stores
Mar 03, 2018 - 03:08
The sporting goods retailer said the changes, which were discussed and backed by top executives and directors, are permanent. Walmart also will remove non-lethal airsoft guns and toys and other items resembling assault-style rifles from its website.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top US, Russia trade accusations over Syria ceasefire
Mar 03, 2018 - 03:06
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres described the circumstances in Eastern Ghouta as hell on Earth . Affected volunteers receive treatment after a gas attack on al-Shifunieh village, in Eastern Ghouta.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Are you sure that arming teachers is a good idea, Mr. President?
Mar 03, 2018 - 03:04
He's been teaching since 2004 at Dalton High where he's also taught history, the school system said in its article about the book. Only one minor injury was reported on Wednesday - a girl who hurt her ankle while fleeing in the pandemonium, Frazier said .

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Satellite Images Reveal Iran Establishing Missile Base Near Damascus
Mar 02, 2018 - 01:35
Two hangars are visible in the images, and are likely used to store short and medium range missiles . There are about 2,000 U.S. troops on the ground in Syria.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Nokia brings back banana phone from 'The Matrix'
Mar 02, 2018 - 01:24
The company also relaunched another icon for the second year in a row, the 8110 sliding smartphone, but this time with 4G. HMD has given the device Xpress on covers, which allows you to replace the back cover as per your taste.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Rajinikanth's Kaala Teaser Postponed, Dhanush Shares Update
Mar 02, 2018 - 01:22
His previous film Kabali had set a new benchmark by garnering 5 million views within 24 hours of its release in 2016. This gangster drama's release has been advanced and the makers are releasing the film on April 27th all over.