There are reports of sounds of gunfire or other similar loud noise outside the White House gate, and the focus seems to be on one individual:
Fox News’ Ed Henry is on the scene:
The view from inside the White House:
Good news. Apparently the commotion was caused by a fool with firecrackers:
The man has been arrested:
Twitchy will monitor this story and update as more information is available.
Editor’s note: This post has been updated to include additional tweets.