White House Secret Service

White House on Lockdown After Shooting Incident

A shooting has been reported outside the White House, according to US Park Police, ABC News reports.

Police told ABC News that a Secret Service agent shot an armed man at a security checkpoint near the building.

The White House is on lockdown in response to the shooting. President Barack Obama was golfing in Maryland at the time.

Police said the shooting occurred west of the White House and the victim has been taken into custody.

More details later.

 

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