BREAKING: White House in Lockdown After Reported Shooting Nearby


The White House is currently in lockdown after a reported shooting nearby:

Multiple news outlets have noted the apparent road where the shooting happened is a secure area not open to the general public.

Reporters at the White House have been told to shelter in place:

UPDATE –– 3:38 pm EDT: President Obama is not currently on White House grounds and the shooter is reportedly in custody.

UPDATE –– 4:00 pm EDT: Vice President Joe Biden was at the White House during the incident, but he’s been secured.

And we now have a little more detail about the incident:

UPDATE –– 4:06 pm EDT: The lockdown has now been lifted.

UPDATE –– 4:22 pm EDT: The Secret Service has given official comment:

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