Secret Service says man shoots himself outside the White House

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The update came about two hours after the Secret Service first reported that it was responding to reports of a self-inflicted shooting along the White House's north fence.

The U.S. Secret Service tweeted that there were no other reported injuries linked to the incident.

A man shot himself in front of the White House on Saturday, according to the U.S. The man has since died; no one else was injured in the incident, the spokesperson said. Law enforcement officials have identified him but are not releasing his name at this time, as they look for next of kin. Witnesses were escorted off site by the Secret Service, while onlookers were kept at a distance.

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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said "we are aware of the situation, the president has been briefed".

The area north of the White House was cleared and cordoned off. Police also draped yellow crime-scene tape along a full block of nearby K Street, where authorities were searching a parked auto. Officers with rifles patrolled the area. None of the shots appeared to have been directed at the White House. The president was set to return to Washington later Saturday to attend the annual Gridiron Club media dinner.

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