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Man Carrying Weapon Arrested Outside US Vice-President Kamala Harris’ Official Residence

File photograph of Kamala Harris (AP/PTI)

Officers allege Murray was in possession of an “AR-15 semi-automatic rifle, 113 rounds of unregistered ammunition, and five 30 round magazines.”

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  • Last Updated:March 18, 2021, 08:26 IST
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Washington DC police arrested a Texas man exterior Vice President Kamala Harris’ official residence, the US Naval Observatory, within the nation’s capital on Wednesday and he’s now going through weapons and ammunition expenses.

A spokesperson for Washington’s Metropolitan Police mentioned officers responded “at approximately 12:12 pm, to the 3400 block of Massachusetts Avenue, NW in reference to a suspicious person based on an intelligence bulletin that originated from Texas, who was detained by US Secret Service.” Law enforcement contacted the person after a region-wide intelligence bulletin had been issued for the suspect.

DC police say officers arrested and charged 31-year-old Paul Murray, of San Antonio, and {that a} rifle and ammunition had been recovered from his car.

A police report obtained by CNN exhibits officers allege Murray was in possession of an “AR-15 semi-automatic rifle, 113 rounds of unregistered ammunition, and five 30 round magazines.”

According to police, he’s been charged with a number of counts: carrying a harmful weapon, carrying a rifle or shotgun exterior of a enterprise, possession of unregistered ammunition and possession of a giant capability ammunition feeding system.

The US Secret Service instructed CNN in a press release that Uniformed Division officers detained the person earlier than Metropolitan Police arrived on the scene.

A Secret Service official says not one of the company’s protectees had been on the residence on the time of the incident.

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