Alabama man killed himself in front of White House

Alabama man killed himself in front of White House

Alabama man killed himself in front of White House

Cameron Ross Burgess approached the fence-line on the north side and fired his weapon multiple times just before noon, according to the Metropolitan Police Department.

The U.S. Secret Service said that medical personnel were called to respond to the male victim, but he was declared dead at the scene.

President Donald Trump was not at the White House at the time of the shooting.

The man died from his injuries; no one else was hurt in the incident, a Secret Service spokesperson said.

New details: the man who killed himself in front of the White House Saturday is from Alabama. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the president had been briefed on the situation. "I refer you to the Secret Service for any more information".

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And Burgess did not appear to be directing his gunfire at the White House.

The statement comes two hours after the Secret Service tried to calm panicked reports of a shooter along the White House's north fence.

The Washington DC Metropolitan Police Department is the lead investigative organisation for this shooting, supported by the Secret Service Washington Field Office and other law enforcement organisations. His vehicle, a Honda Accord with Alabama license plates, was parked near the Capital Hilton Hotel and was searched after the shooting.

The shelter in place order was lifted after approximately 45 minutes.

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