A Secret Service agent was forced to open fire on suspects in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C., Sunday night to protect President Joe Biden’s granddaughter, Naomi Biden.
“At around 11:58 p.m. on Sunday in the Georgetown neighborhood of D.C., Secret Service agents encountered possibly three individuals breaking a window on a parked and unoccupied government vehicle,” Fox News reported after confirming the incident.
“During the encounter, a federal agent discharged a service weapon, and it is believed no one was struck, the Secret Service said. The offenders immediately fled the scene in a red vehicle and a regional lookout was issued to supporting units,” the report continued.
A statement from the Secret Service noted: “There was no threat to any protectees and the incident is being investigated by the DC Metropolitan Police Department and the Secret Service.”
Over the summer, the Secret Service turned down a request made under the Freedom of Information Act on Tuesday for communications pertaining to its investigation into the cocaine discovered in the White House, claiming that making the records public would jeopardize the case.
Bloomberg reporter Jason Leopold took to the X platform to post the response from the Secret Service to