On Friday afternoon around 12:30 p.m. EST, a woman intentionally drove her vehicle into a security barrier at an intersection that abuts the White House grounds. The White House was locked down.
The woman is known to Secret Service and they believe this is a mental health issue, according to CNN. The CNN source also said they believe that the woman was not targeting President Donald Trump or anyone in general.
The Secret Service tweeted updates about the events, which are still under investigation.
They tweeted: “BREAKING: An individual driving a passenger vehicle struck a security barrier near the White House at 17th & E [street].”
However, the vehicle did not breach the security barrier to the White House complex.
The woman was immediately apprehended.
No law enforcement were injured.
And no shots were fired.