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Man Shot Outside White House Told US Secret Service He Came to ‘Shoot People’

Man Shot Outside White House Told US Secret Service He Came to 'Shoot People'

Court documents indicate a Pennsylvania man who was shot after rushing a White House security gate last month was armed and told police, “I came here to shoot people.” Federal prosecutors on Friday charged 31-year-old Jesse Olivieri of Ashland, Pennsylvania, in connection with the May 20 incident. Bill Miller, a spokesman for the U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, …

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US Secret Service Agent Shoots Armed Man Outside White House

US Secret Service Agent Shoots Armed Man Outside White House

A uniformed Secret Service officer shot a person who drew a weapon just outside the White House Friday afternoon, a U.S. law enforcement official said Friday. The shooting happened within view of sightseers outside the front of the building, near sidewalks crowded with families, school groups and government workers. The White House was briefly placed on a security alert. President …

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