WASHINGTON, D.C. – A U.S. Secret Service agent, appointed to safeguard President Biden’s granddaughter, Naomi, reportedly engaged in a late-night shooting incident involving suspected car burglars in Washington, D.C.
The incident unfolded just before midnight on Sunday in the Georgetown district of D.C. Secret Service agents came across what appeared to be three individuals attempting to break into a parked, unoccupied government vehicle, according to the agency’s statement.
In the course of the confrontation, a federal agent discharged his service weapon. The Secret Service stated that it is believed no one was hit during the incident. The alleged culprits promptly fled the scene in a red vehicle, prompting a regional alert to be issued to supporting units.
The agency assured that there was no threat to any individuals under their protection during the incident. The matter is currently under investigation by the D.C. Metropolitan Police Department in collaboration with the Secret Service.
The agent involved in the incident is reportedly assigned to Naomi Biden, President Biden’s granddaughter. The authorities have not provided specific details regarding the circumstances surrounding the incident.