Man with gun outside WH arrested by Secret Service


The Secret Service was alerted to the presence of a man outside the White House Tuesday morning wielding a firearm.

Upon approach to the man’s vehicle, agents arrested the individual and confiscated his car and weapon.

WJLA reports the following:

A man was arrested outside the White House early Tuesday morning with a loaded gun inside a vehicle, the Secret Service said. 

The incident was first reported as a suspicious vehicle around 2:30 a.m. in the area of 15th Street and New York Avenue, NW, according to authorities.

A D.C. police report states that 43-year-old Bryan Mchugh of Alexandria, Virginia, told responding officers the vehicle “contained a pressure switch with extra gasoline.” Authorities say, the vehicle was searched and no explosives were found, but a loaded gun was recovered.”

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