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Suspect in Shooting Near White House Arrested, Authorities Say

November 17, 2011

Nov. 16 (Bloomberg) -- A man suspected of firing shots that hit the White House has been arrested in Pennsylvania, a Secret Service spokesman said.

The 21-year-old man, identified as Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez was taken into custody by state police at a hotel near Indiana, Pennsylvania, on a warrant issued in Washington, Secret Service spokesman Edwin M. Donovan said in a statement.

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