Man With Gun Arrested Near Capitol, White House Locked Down

  • 2018-08-02
  • Source: TTN
  • by: TTN Staff
Man With Gun Arrested Near Capitol, White House Locked Down
 

Captiol Police arrested a man on Thursday after officers discovered a firearm and ammunition in his car.

According to USA Today:

WASHINGTON – U.S. Capitol Police arrested a man Thursday morning after officers found a gun and ammunition in his parked car blocks away from the U.S. Capitol.

According to Capitol Police spokeswoman Eva Maleki, officers noticed the firearm in the car when the vehicle's owner arrived on the scene.

Malecki said charges against the man were pending.

“There is no evidence to indicate any nexus to terrorism at this time,” she said.

The Secret Service is also reported to have shut down the White House and a portion of Pennsylvania Avenue after a suspicious vehicle was identified in the area.
 

 Source: TTN
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