Shooter Down After Shots Fired Near White House; Obama Out Golfing - Live Feed

A fitting ending to a hectic week:

  • U.S. PARK POLICE CONFIRM SHOOTING ON WEST EXECUTIVE DRIVE
  • ONE PERSON WITH CRITICAL INJURIES TRANSPORTED TO HOSPITAL IN DC
  • PRESIDENT OBAMA NOT AT WHITE HOUSE
  • D.C. FIRE DEPARTMENT DISCLOSES PERSON INJURED IN SHOOTING
  • CNN REPORTS PERSON FIRED AT WHITE HOUSE, IS IN CUSTODY

The details from CNN:

The U.S. Park Police said Friday a shooting had occurred in close vicinity to the White House.

 

"Shooting on W. Executive Dr. PIO en route to 17th and Pennsylvania," the law enforcement agency tweeted.

 

President Barack Obama is not at the White House.

 

Earlier in the afternoon, Secret Service officers cleared the White House North Lawn, Pennsylvania Avenue and Lafayette Park in an ongoing security incident. Officers drew guns and ordered reporters to move inside.

 

Secret Service shoots man who brandished weapons as he approached checkpoint near White House.

More from Breaking 911:

The White House is in lockdown after reports of gunshots.

 

This comes just one month after another incident caused a lockdown at the presidential complex.

 

The White House was placed on lockdown after shots were fired in the surrounding area.

 

The shooting involved a member of the Secret Service.

 

The suspect has been transported with critical injuries to a nearby hospital.

 

The suspect approached a secret service checkpoint, brandished a firearm and was engaged by the Secret Service and shot in the abdomen.

 

Members of the press have been told to shelter in place, they were then moved to the basement after reports of shots fired at the corner of West Executive and Pennsylvania avenues.

 

President Obama was at Andrews Air Force Base and not in the White House at the time.

For those wondering why Obama was not at the White House, it is because he left shortly after 1pm for a round of golf at Andrews AFB.

 

More from twitter:

Obama may not have been there but VP Joe Biden was:

 

 

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Finally, Obama has been made aware there was a shooting at his house