Armed man arrested near residence of Vice President Kamala Harris, report says

A Texas man was charged with carrying a dangerous weapon and carrying a rifle outside of a business, among others


By Priscilla Aguirre
San Antonio Express-News

WASHINGTON — On Wednesday, the U.S. Secret Service arrested Paul Murray, 31, of San Antonio near the residence of Vice President Kamala Harris, according to a report from CNBC. Police said they found a rifle and ammunition in Murray's car.

He was stopped near the northwest section of Washington on Massachusetts Avenue near the Naval Observatory, which contains Harris' residence, after a "be on the lookout" alert for Murray was sent out to law enforcement agencies in the area.

CNBC reports the authorities arrested Murray in response to an intelligence bulletin that originated from Texas.

He was charged with 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.

According to the report, the vice president doesn't live at the residence and is currently living at Blair House, near the White House.

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