Shots fired near White House: report
FILE PHOTO: A restricted area sign is seen outside of the White House in Washington November 27, 2015. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File Photo

According to CNN, the immediate area around the White House is on lockdown after shots were reportedly heard near North Lawn.

CNN's Geoff Bennett reports, "We're sheltering in place at the White House briefing room. A report of 'shots fired' near North Lawn, per a U.S. Secret Service agent. Trying to learn more."

According to an update, the Secret Service is now reporting that shooter suffered a "self-inflicted wound" and that an investigation is ongoing.

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