Secret Service responds to man who shot himself near White House

PHOTO: Law enforcement officers gather in front of the White House in Washington, D.C., March 3, 2018.PlayPablo Martinez Monsivais/AP
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The Secret Service is responding to reports of a man who allegedly shot himself near the White House.

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The incident allegedly happened along the North Fence line of the White House on Saturday afternoon, the Secret Service said via Twitter. There were no other reported injuries related to the incident.

PHOTO: Police are seen outside the White House as several blocks are closed down by the United States Secret Service, March 3, 2018 in Washington, D.C.Alex Edelman/AFP/Getty Images
Police are seen outside the White House as several blocks are closed down by the United States Secret Service, March 3, 2018 in Washington, D.C.

President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump are currently at Mar-a-Lago, Trump's private club in Palm Beach, Florida. They are expected to return to Washington, D.C., later Saturday afternoon.

The president has been briefed on the shooting.

"We are aware of the situation," said White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders in a statement.

PHOTO: Law enforcement officers at Lafayette Park across from the White House in Washington, close the area to pedestrian traffic, March 3, 2018.Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP
Law enforcement officers at Lafayette Park across from the White House in Washington, close the area to pedestrian traffic, March 3, 2018.

Law enforcement sources told ABC News the man who apparently suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound did not breach the fence line. The unidentified man's condition was not immediately known.

The Secret Service did not fire any shots, the sources said. A firearm was recovered at the scene.

ABC News' Jack Date contributed to this report.

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