Secret Service shoots man with gun; no known connection to terrorism

The U.S. Secret Service says one of its officers shot a man with a gun who approached a checkpoint outside the White House Friday and refused to drop his weapon.
The man was transported in critical condition to a nearby hospital, according to an emergency medical services spokesman.
The Secret Service says the gunman never made it inside the White House complex, and no one else was injured.
The Metropolitan Police Department, the Secret Service, Park Police and the FBI said in a joint statement Friday night that there was "no known nexus to terrorism."
A U.S. law enforcement official said authorities had identified the gunman as Jesse Oliveri of Ashland, Pennsylvania. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because the official was not authorized to release the information.
The official says federal agents found ammunition inside a Toyota sedan, parked nearby on Constitution Avenue that the gunman was believed to have driven.

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