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Security Officers Shoot Man Brandishing Gun Outside White House

Security officers shot and critically injured a man Friday outside the White House in Washington after he brandished a weapon and refused repeated orders to put it down. A Secret Service officer shot the man during the altercation at one of the White House security gates, in sight of tourists and passers-by in the heavily trafficked area. The White House issued a security alert and briefly placed the facility on lockdown, but the midafternoon confrontation was over and the lockdown...

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