District of Columbia police on Wednesday arrested a man near the vice president’s residence on a weapons charge. Vice President Kamala Harris does not live at the home yet.
By COURTNEY POMEROY, WJLA
A San Antonio, Texas man has been arrested near Vice President Kamala Harris’s home at the United States Naval Observatory in Northwest D.C.
Paul Murray, 31, faces charges of carrying a dangerous weapon, carrying a rifle or shotgun outside of a business, possession of unregistered ammunition and possession of a large capacity ammunition feeding device.
A rifle and ammunition were recovered from Murray’s vehicle in a parking garage in the 600 block of Massachusetts Avenue, according to a spokesperson for D.C. police.
Officers responded to the scene near the Naval Observatory shortly after noon, in reference to a suspicious person.
Murray was detained by the Secret Service, and arrested and charged by D.C. police.
This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.