The Secret Service, assigned to protect President Joe Biden’s granddaughter Naomi Biden, opened fire on three people when they tried to break into an unmarked Secret Service vehicle. AP informed of.
Late Sunday night, law enforcement opened fire on him while he was out with the President’s granddaughter in Georgetown.
The incident occurred when agents saw three unidentified men trying to break the window of a parked and unoccupied SUV, an official said. APWho did not want to remain anonymous.
The Secret Service said in a statement that no one was hit when one of the agents opened fire.
The agency said the suspects fled wearing red cards and a regional bulletin has been sent to the Metropolitan Police to keep an eye on them.
The US capital has seen a rise in the number of carjackings and car thefts in the current year, with police saying there have been more than 750 carjackings and more than 6,000 vehicles stolen in 2023.
Last month, Texas Congressman Henry Cuellar was carjacked at the Capitol by three armed attackers. They stole his car but did not harm him.
Guardian It was reported that violent crime in Washington has increased by more than 40% year over year.
Minnesota Congresswoman Angie Craig was attacked in her apartment building in February this year, escaping with serious injuries.