Man arrested outside the official residence of US Vice President Kamala Harris

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Man arrested outside the official residence of US Vice President Kamala Harris


Washington, DC, police on Wednesday arrested a Texas man outside the official residence of US Vice President Kamala Harris, the US Naval Observatory, in the nation’s capital and he now faces weapons and ammunition charges.

A spokesperson for the Washington Metropolitan Police said officers responded “at approximately 12:12 p.m. at the 3400 block of Massachusetts Avenue, NW in reference to a suspicious person based on an intelligence bulletin from Texas who been held by the US secret service. Law enforcement contacted the man after the publication of a region-wide intelligence bulletin for the suspect.

DC Police said officers arrested and charged Paul Murray, 31, of San Antonio, and a rifle and ammunition were recovered in his vehicle.

A police report obtained by CNN shows that officers allege Murray was in possession of an “AR-15 semi-automatic rifle, 113 rounds of unregistered ammunition and five 30-round magazines.”

Police said he was charged with several counts: carrying a dangerous weapon, carrying a rifle or shotgun outside a business, possession of unregistered ammunition and possession. a large capacity ammunition supply device.

U.S. Secret Service told CNN in a statement that uniformed division agents arrested the man before Metropolitan Police arrived at the scene.

A secret service official said none of the agency’s protected persons were at the residence at the time of the incident.

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