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Man shoots himself outside White House, no other injuries: Secret Service

President Donald Trump is not at the White House — he’s in Florida, but is set to return later Saturday.

world Updated: Mar 03, 2018 23:49 IST
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Law enforcement officers at Lafayette Park across from the White House in Washington.(AP Photo)

The Secret Service says a man shot himself outside the White House, and medical personnel are on the scene.

President Donald Trump is not at the White House — he’s in Florida, but is set to return later Saturday.

The agency says in a Twitter post that there are no other reported injuries related to the incident.

The Secret Service tweeted about noon Saturday that personnel are responding and a person “allegedly suffered a self-inflicted gun shot wound along the north fence line” of the White House.

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

White House press secretary says “we are aware of the situation, the president has been briefed.”

First Published: Mar 03, 2018 23:49 IST