[size=36]Near the White House .. Six people were wounded by gunfire in Washington[/size]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Several people were injured when gunfire ripped through the streets of the US capital not far from the White House, US media reported on Friday.
Six people were injured in the incident, which occurred after 10 pm EST, local police said.
Reuters could not reach police or firefighters to confirm the report. There was no mention of the injured.
ABC's WJLA showed Twitter footage of ambulances carrying victims from the scene and reported that there was a "widespread" police response at the intersection of 14th Street and Columbia Road, 3km from the White House.