The Secret Service detained a man outside the official vice presidential residence at the U.S. Naval Observatory on Wednesday and District of Columbia police arrested him on a weapons charge, D.C.’s Metropolitan Police said. The Secret Service had been alerted by an intelligence bulletin from Texas. Vice President Kamala Harris has not yet moved into the residence due to ongoing renovations.
The man, identified as Paul Murray of San Antonio, is being held on charges of carrying a dangerous weapon, a rifle, unregistered ammunition, and a device that feeds 30-round clips of ammunition to the rifle.
New: Texas man arrested outside VP Kamala Harris’ official residence at the US Naval Observatory Wednesday was in possession of an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle, 113 rounds of unregistered ammunition, and five 30 round magazines, according to DC police report.
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Nobody was injured.