The White House was locked down this afternoon after the U.S. Park Police reported a shooting near the presidential residence.
Law enforcement sources tell ABC News one person has been shot by law enforcement near the White House, but not on the grounds. The condition of the person was not clear.
The president was not in the White House at the time.
Snipers took to the White House roof with guns drawn as people were cleared off the streets. Some people were heard screaming on Pennsylvania Avenue.
Additional information was not immediately available.