UPDATE: NO SHOTS FIRED: Secret Service has arrested a man for tossing firecrackers over a fence


Fox News’ Ed Henry reported hearing “two pops like gunfire” outside the White House on Monday evening before Secret Service engaged an individual and took him down.

Thankfully, the Secret Service later confirmed that the individual threw firecrackers outside the White House and no gun shots were fired, Bret Baier reported shortly after the incident was reported. One suspect is reportedly in custody.

Tensions remain high in Washington, D.C., after a gunman went on a shooting rampage, killing 12 individuals early Monday morning at the Navy Yard.

The shooter has since been identified as 34-year-old Aaron Alexis of Fort Worth, Texas.

This story has been updated.


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