The Secret Service said Saturday afternoon that it was responding to reports that a person “allegedly suffered a self-inflicted gun shot wound” near the fence of the White House’s north lawn.
The tweet from the Secret Service came following reports of a lock down at the White House, which was lifted a few minutes later. They added that there were no other reported injuries relating to the incident.
Traffic around the White House was impacted by the order.
President Donald Trump was at Mar-a-Lago and not in residence at the time of the incident.
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