White House on lockdown after report of shooting nearby


The White House was locked down on Friday afternoon after the US Park Police reported a shooting near the presidential residence.
Law enforcement sources said one person had been shot by law enforcement near the White House, but not on the grounds. The condition of the person was not clear.
President Obama was not in the White House at the time.
Snipers took to the White House roof with guns drawn as people were cleared off the streets. Some people were heard screaming on Pennsylvania Avenue.
Additional information was not immediately available.