Man Shoots Himself near White House, Law Enforcement Source Says

A man apparently shot himself beyond the north fence line outside the White House Saturday, a law enforcement official told CBS News’ Pat Milton. U.S. Secret Service responded to the sound of shots fired.

U.S. Secret Service tweeted that there were no other injuries aside from the male victim, who “allegedly suffered a self-inflicted gun shot wound.” Medical personnel tended to the victim, whose medical condition is unclear at this time.

The FBI and D.C. police also responded to the incident. D.C. police sent their natural death unit to the scene.

President Trump is currently in West Palm Beach with First Lady Melania Trump, but has been briefed on the incident, according to White House deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley.

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